ORRVILLE UTILITIES HONORED WITH NATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SAFETY PRACTICES
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 29, 2022 – Orrville Utilities has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2021. The utility earned a first place award in the category for utilities with 60,000-110,000 worker-hours of annual worker exposure.
“In our industry, safety is the top priority,” said Bob Scudder, Chair of APPA’s Safety Committee and Industrial Hygiene and Corporate Risk Manager at Grand River Dam Authority. “This is a commitment that needs to come from the top down and permeate every aspect of operations. These...Read More >
The new natural gas aggregation rate will be a fixed rate at $3.05 per MCF. This rate is for a fixed 2 (two) year term, which means rates changes become effective November 2020. There are no fees to join Orrville's gas aggregation program, and no termination fee.
During this time of year customers will receive many promotional materials from marketers. If a customer wants to explore other options, and is interested in changing to a different company, please be advised to pay attention to the terms of the alternative plans, not just the price, including opt out charges. If a customer is not sure who their current supplier is, that information is shown on their Dominion Energy gas bill. For general information on...Read More >
Don’t forget to call 811 to locate utility lines prior to digging on your property. There could be underground electric, water, sewer, or telecommunication lines buried in the area. When you call 811 that issues a request to Orrville Utilities, informing us that we need to mark utility lines, which is completed within 48 hours.
Beginning this week you may see trucks with the USIC (US Infrastructure Corporation) symbol on them. This company will be performing our line locates for us. You probably have seen them around town before, locating other utilities, such as gas lines and cable lines. We are excited to team with USIC, and welcome their many years of experience.Read More >
Orrville Utilities has received recognition for reliability from the American Public Power Association (APPA). APPA gathers information form all utilities across the nation and selects the recepients. Orrville Electric's average customer interruption was 61 minutes before power was restored. The national average is 203 minutes. Orrville Utilities is quite proud of this accomplishment and recognition. There is a broad spectrum of electric utility employees, management, and staff to thank and who work together to "keep the lights on" in Orrville...Read More >
COLUMBUS, OH: American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is proud to announce that the City of Orrville received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2017. The Certificate of Excellence in Reliability comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA) and AMP member certificate recipients were announced on March 14 during the annual AMP Technical Services Conference in Columbus.
The APPA helps public power systems track outage and restoration data through the eReliability Tracker serve and then compares the data to national statistics tracked by the U.S. Energy Information...Read More >
The Utility Board approved the implementation of Landlord/Property Owner Policy to become effective January 1, 2019.Read More >
The Public Utility Board of Orrville Utilities will hold a second Public Meeting on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. prior to starting the regularly-scheduled utility board meeting regarding the proposed Property Owner Delinquent Utilities and Service Transfer Policy / Procedure . The document is available for public inspection at the office of the Director of Utilities or you may click here to view the attached for full information on this meeting. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers located at the Orrville Municipal building, 207 N. Main Street, Orrville, Ohio.Read More >
On October 23, 2017, a public meeting was held regarding the proposed Property Owners Delinquent Utilities and Service Transfer Policy/Procedure. The attached document is a list of questions posed at the meeting and responses.Read More >
The 1 MW Solar field site is nearing completion.
The second solar field, is a 2 MW field site and is in the early construction stage.
Both solar fields should be up and running in early 2018, and will provide a total of 3 MW of energy. This solar project is one addition to enhance the...Read More >
The Public Utility Board of Orrville Utilities will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. prior to starting the regularly-scheduled utility board meeting regarding the proposed Property Owner Delinquent Utilities and Service Transfer Policy / Procedure . The document is available for public inspection at the office of the Director of Utilities. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers located at the Orrville Municipal building, 207 N. Main Street, Orrville, Ohio.Read More >
The Water and Wastewater Utility Departments have proposed rate increases. The first increase is proposed to begin with December 2, 2017 billing invocies, and each year thereafter through 2022. Orrville Utilities Water and Wastewater Departments strive to keep costs as low as possible, however, some costs, such as EPA imposed regulations and aging infrastructure, are beyond the Department's control and have significant financial impacts. Cllick to obtain a summary of details iin this fact sheet .Read More >
SCAM ALERT !! –August 24, 2017
Please be advised that the City of Orrville, Utilities Department, has again received reports that customers are receiving fraudulent calls stating that their electric utility bills have not been paid. The caller states that Orrville Utilities has merged with Ohio Edison - THIS IS A FALSE STATEMENT. BE AWARE that normally our utility does NOT make personal calls to customers regarding past due accounts.
It is advised that you tell the caller, "I understand that utility customers are receiving SCAM telephone calls and I am going to hang up and alert my utility company immediately." Then HANG UP the call.
Do not reveal any personal information or provide...Read More >