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Our mission:


We provide Kentucky's community-owned and controlled utilities with the information, resources, and support they need to deliver the highest quality essential services to their customers. We advocate for Kentucky locally and nationally.


Advocate Educate Connect Collaborate

KMUA (Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association) is the primary organization for networking and communications between managers of city-owned utilities.  In addition to representing its members’ needs in Frankfort and Washington, D.C. on legislative and regulatory issues, KMUA meets quarterly at sites across the state.  These meetings offer you an opportunity to meet and interact with managers of other city-owned utilities and to discuss issues facing you and your utility on a daily basis.


Our Impact

Today, the Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association (KMUA) represents 40 city-owned utilities that provide the essential services of electric power, water, wastewater, natural gas, and telecommunications services. KMUA takes pride in providing low-cost, efficient and reliable service to customers in cities throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.



expert community speakers

KMUA connects members with experts across Kentucky who provide invaluable insight on specific issues facing today's utilities.



Years Serving kentucky

In 1975, as MEPAK, KMUA served over 152,000 customers or 1/6 of the total population of the state of KY.  KMUA now serves nearly 3/4 of a million customers.




Pending legislation, proposed regulations, boundary issues, personnel issues, and recent court cases are regular issues monitored by KMUA.


Our Associates

KMUA’s Valued Associate Members provide expert service to our members essential utilities. Associates know KMUA delivers a strategic platform to reach City Utilities and their managers. Associate members show support for and participate in KMUA activities.


Featured Associates


INFOGROUP |  technology

Info Group is a big data and marketing services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The company’s clients include Fortune 100 companies, small- to medium-sized businesses, and agencies, who use its real-time data on 245 million individuals and 25 million businesses for customer acquisition and retention. 
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GRW | Engineering

GRW is a Kentucky based employee- owned firm offering multidiscipline engineering, architectural, and geospatial services. Utilities infrastructure is the cornerstone of GRW’s service offerings and has been for more than five decades. 
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Hometown Connections offers public power utilities guidance and access to quality products/services from a trusted entity with public power’s best interests in mind. Hometown Connections personnel and partners provide consulting support in the areas of organization assessment, strategic planning, financial planning, governance development, market research, and staffing.
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CSA is owned and controlled by the utilities that use the services of the Association. The fifteen member Board of Directors is elected from, and by,the utility managers of the various geographic districts that comprise the service area. 
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For a third year in a row KMUA killed the predatory investor owned utility bill that allows the purchase of city owned water and wastewater facilities easier to accomplish.



Get Involved

There are many ways you can help secure Kentucky's vital services and make certain Kentuckians have a powerful voice in the future of their state.  There are opportunities to support at every level and each contribution is crucial to Kentucky's success.


Become a member

Empower your utility with the combined strength of the Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association.

join as an associate

Reach hundreds of City Managers and decision makers across the Commonwealth.

Make a Donation

Donate time and/or financially.  KMUA is a not-for-profit association and welcomes your support.