• 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.

  • Thanks giving Holiday Schedule for BPU Offices - 2017

    The administrative offices and customer service lobby of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will be closed Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday.



    Although BPU’s business offices are closed on holidays, emergency service is available seven days a week, 24 hours per day. For power emergencies, customers should call 913-573-9522. The water emergency number is 913-573-9622 from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on weekdays, and 913-573-9522 from midnight to 8 a.m., and during weekends and holidays.

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    November 21, 2017
  • Photo Contest Winners Capture Wyandotte County

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has announced the finalists for the recent BPU Photo Contest. The contest offered area photography enthusiasts the opportunity to submit photos capturing various landscapes within Wyandotte County, Kansas.



    114 entries were received from 25 local photographers this year. On November 15, ten winners were notified and congratulated on their captivating images. A list of the winner’s names is located online atwww.bpu.com/photocontest.

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    November 21, 2017
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