• 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 November Board Meeting Changed

    The Board of Directors of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will convene on Monday, November 19 instead of November 21.

    The work session will begin at 4:00 p.m. and the regular meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the BPU Administration Building located at 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., and is open to the public.

    November 15, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for BPU Offices - 2018

    The administrative offices and customer service lobby of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

    November 13, 2018
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