RMU News (190)
On Tuesday, December 13th at about 9:00 a.m. the RMU Water Operators will repair a water main break at 102 Cleveland Avenue. RMU does not anticipate any water service interruptions, but customers in the area may experience low water pressure and/or discoloroed water while the repairs are made. If you have any questions, please contact the RMU Customer Service office at 815-562-4155.
On Monday, December 12th, RMU Water Operators will repair a water main break at 1242 Sunnymeade Drive. The work will begin around 9:00 a.m. and we do not anticipate any water service interruptions. RMU water customers in the area may experience low water pressure and discolored water during the repair. If you have any questions, please contact the RMU Customer Service office at 815-562-4155.
On Friday, December 9, 2011 RMU water operators will repair a water main break at the intersection of Avenue B and South Tenth Street. The work will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m. The water main is located in the parkway. RMU does not anticipate that there will be any water service interruption, however customers in the area may experience low water pressure and discolored water during the repair. If you have any questions, please contact the RMU Customer Service office at 815-562-4155.
In order to improve customer service and convenience, RMU is going to install automated entry doors at the Customer Service office located downtown at 333 Lincoln Highway. During this seond phase of the project, two new doors will be installed and there will be no access to the customer office for one day. The project is scheduled for Thursday, October 6, 2011 beginning at 7:00 a.m. There will be no access to the customer service office thoughout the entire day, but you will be able to reach our Customer Service Representatives by telephone at 815-562-4155. Payments can be made though one of our two drop box locations or on-line.
We are sorry for any inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the RMU Customer Service office at 815-562-4155.
RMU internet service customers
On Saturday September 3rd the RMU communications internet access provider will be making system upgrades to the internet access connection. System upgrades which may affect service at times; are scheduled to start on September 3, at 11:45 PM and lasting approximately three (3) hours, until 3:45 AM on September 4, 2011.
These upgrades will involve newer redundancy in some of the network services.
Please report any issues after the completion time to 815-562-2222 or via email to
Thank you for your continued business.
RMU Communications Department.
Welcome to the new Rochelle Municipal Utilities website!
Access to your web based email is still available through our new website. You will need to navigate to the communications main page; this can be done in two ways via the divisions drop down menu at the top of the page or by clicking on the World-class box near the bottom of the home page. Once you have reached the communications main page the menu on the left features a link to Webmail.
Also note you can reach the webmail page directly by typing or pasting the following URL into your browser: http://webmail.rochelle.net/webmail/src/login.php
RMU endorses energy efficiency and conservation. Beginning June 1, Rochelle Municipal Utilities will offer two energy conservation incentive programs. RMU customers can sign up at the RMU Customer Service Office located at 333 Lincoln Highway. The Residential Appliance Incentive Program is designed to assist our residential customers with making their home more energy efficient and reduce our electric demand. RMU will give the customer a portion of the predicted energy savings from the use of approved energy saving appliances.
The Illinois Municipal Utility Agency recently selected Anna O'Malley, a senior at Rochelle High School as one of four winners in this year's 2011 IMUA Scholarship Program essay competition. The winning essays were chosen from among 44 entries submitted by eligible high school seniors statewide. Anna will receive a framed certificate and a $500 award from IMUA.
William Charles Energy, LLC and Rochelle Municipal Utilities Jointly Announce a New Landfill-Gas-To-Energy Facility in Rochelle, IL.
In cooperation with RMU and Rochelle Waste Disposal, William Charles Energy, LLC is developing the Rochelle Energy Center, a new state-of-the-art 4.8 megawatt renewable energy facility located at Rochelle Municipal Landfill #2 in Rochelle, IL. RMU will purchase the power produced at the energy center and will retain all of the renewable energy credits associated with the electricity production. The plant is expected to achieve commercial operation in late 2011. A public groundbreaking event has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on April 25th, 2011.