• 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 Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at its Electrical Outage Restoration Efforts

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has launched a video showcasing the steps it takes to ensure power service gets restored quickly to its more than 65,000 customers.

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    June 28, 2019
  • BPU Undertakes Customer Survey to Improve Services

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities is undertaking a comprehensive customer satisfaction survey to identify areas for expanded or improved service across the entire utility. The initial phase includes an online survey, of both residential and commercial customers.

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    June 25, 2019