• 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.

  • Newly-Elected BPU Board Members Sworn In

    Three members of the newly elected board of directors for the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) were sworn-in at a ceremony held at the BPU Administration Building on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

    Two incumbent members, Mary Gonzales (At-Large - Position #1) and Tom Groneman (2nd District), as well as newcomer Ryan Eidson (At-Large - Position #2), took the oath of office at a ceremony prior to this week’s Board meeting.

    January 4, 2018
  • BPU to Hold Installation Ceremony for Newly Elected Board Members

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will conduct an installation ceremony for three recently elected Board members on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at BPU’s Administration Building.

    Two incumbent members, Mary Gonzales (At Large, Position #1) and Tom Groneman (2nd District) as well as newly elected Board member Ryan Eidson (At Large, Position #2) will take the oath of office at a 6:00 p.m. ceremony prior to the regular Board meeting.

    December 28, 2017
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