• 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.

  • Applications Sought for 2019 BPU Employee Charities Golf Corporation Tournament Beneficiary

    The Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Employee Charity Golf Corporation has opened applications for consideration as a beneficiary to receive proceeds from this year’s annual tournament.

    March 13, 2019
  • BPU to Cease Operation of Aging Generating Units at Quindaro

    The Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has announced plans to cease operation of two electric generating units (Q1 and Q2) at its Quindaro Power Station in late 2019. The units, brought online in 1965 and 1971, have provided the utility with a reliable and economical source of power for more than half a century.

    February 22, 2019
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