• The illuminated Kansas City skyline at night.
  • A group of children playing tug-of-war.
  • A street corner at dusk. The buildings are mostly glass and shine with light.
  • A man repairing a powerline from a lift.
  • A brightly lit cityscape. The highway in the foreground has white and red lines from long exposure of car headlights.
  • The Legends 14 movie theater, brightly lit. To its left is a fountain with lights shining under the streams of water.
  • Children's Mercy Park stadium full for a Sporting KC soccer game.
  • The front of a building illuminated in streetlights.
  • Two men looking at a computer.
  • A power plant that overlooks a pond.

The Power Of Community

Welcome to BPU

As a not-for-profit public utility, the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has provided safe, dependable water and electric services in Kansas City, Kansas, for more than 100 years. Today, BPU services 65,000 electric customers and 51,000 water customers, over approximately a 130 square mile area.

BPU’s primary focus has always been, and remains, the satisfaction of its customers and a commitment to the quality of life in the communities it serves. This has allowed BPU to be recognized as one of the top public utilities in the country.

  • BPU Enhances Customer Service with the Help of a Chatbot

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is making its customer service easier and more convenient with the addition of a chatbot to their website.

    Now visitors to bpu.com can get immediate answers to common questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    November 7, 2019
  • New HomeServe App Available for BPU Customers

    BPU has partnered with HomeServe to bring BPU customers a new tool to help simplify how they manage all the appliances and gadgets in their homes.

    Homeownership isn’t always easy. Whether it’s an appliance breaking, a heating or cooling system needing repair or trying to remember when to replace a filter, a home always needs attention. Juggling to keep things working and organized so that the household runs smoothly just comes with the territory.

    September 27, 2019
  • Save Energy, Water, Money by monitoring your usage in real time. Try Energy Engage™ now!
  • Paperless Billing, a simpler way to pay, pay your bill in minutes with paperless billing.
  • bill pay options
  • FlexPay: The Power to Pay Your Way