Welcome to the Cumberland Municipal Utilities website.
Visit the homepage to find information on what is happening at the utility and news and information on how to save money on energy and water for your home or business.
Tips on using online bill pay
The utility bills are sent out around the 10th of each month and due by the end of the month. If paying online, we advise our customers to set up their payment to be no sooner than 15th and no later than the 27th. This is because our billing cycle is not always complete before the 15th and paying before the 27th will guarantee time for it to be put into our system.
Chuck Christiansen wins award
Chuck Christiansen wins the Donald L. Smith Distinguished Citizen Service Award at the MEUW Conference. Congratulations Chuck!
Water tower facts
The original water tower dates back to the 19th century, when New York City required that all buildings taller than six stories and their own rooftop water tower. The original water tower builders were barrel makers. As more tall buildings cropped up these barrel makers expanded their craft to build water towers.
Turn your computer and monitor off when not in use
This can save a lot of energy and contrary to common belief, frequently turning your computer and monitor off to save energy will not shorten the life of the computer/monitor due to advances in technology.
“Passive cooling” includes ways of cooling your home without using the excessive electricity associated with air-conditioning.
Energy savings in warmer temperatures
Here are some energy tips for the spring and summer.
Use fans and ventilation strategies to cool your home
If you use air conditioning, a ceiling fan will allow you to raise the thermostat setting about 4°F with no reduction in comfort. Turn off ceiling fans when you leave the room. Remember that fans cool people, not rooms, by creating a wind chill effect.
PUBLIC NOTICE TO ALL CUSTOMERS OF THE
CUMBERLAND MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY
Cumberland Municipal Electric Utility has filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to decrease electric rates.
New law protects utility customers’ privacy
Wisconsin’s municipally owned utilities protect customer information as required by Public Service Commission rules. However, because they are public entities, some have received requests for municipal utility customer information under the state’s open records law. By contrast, customers of investor-owned utilities in the state, which are not subject to the open records law, have clear protection of their information under the PSC rules.
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
We are pleased to present tio you the 2012 annual quality water report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to your home every day.
About Cumberland, Wisconsin
Cumberland, WI, population of 2,280, is known as “The Island City” because it is nearly surrounded by the waters of Beaver Dam Lake.