March 16, 2019, Omaha, Neb. – the Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha, the metropolitan Omaha area’s drinking water provider, continues to monitor conditions on the Missouri and Platte Rivers. The District is continuing to meet the requirements of our customers and precautions are in place to protect the reliability of our water treatment and distribution systems. We are closely monitoring all of our facilities and have contingency plans in place to address any issues that might occur.
M.U.D. drinking water continues to meet all state and federal standards. Over 1,000 tests per day confirm that our water meets or exceeds regulatory requirements.
M.U.D. provides drinking water to customers in Omaha, Bellevue, Bennington, Carter Lake, La Vista, Ralston, Waterloo and the Papio-Missouri Natural Resources District (which supplies water to Fort Calhoun).
About Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha: M.U.D. provides safe, reliable and cost-effective natural gas and water services to our community. We serve drinking water to 214,142 customers in the metropolitan Omaha area and maintain 27,000 hydrants for fire protection. The District’s water meets or exceeds all federal and state standards for drinking water. The District also is the fifth largest public gas utility in the United States, serving natural gas to 229,365 customers. We are a public utility and proud to be customer-owned. The District is governed by a board of seven directors, elected by our customer-owners. Visit www.mudomaha.com for more information.