Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

The Board of Public Utilities, a municipal electric and water utility, began operation in 1909. Today, BPU is an industry leader locally and nationally and the largest municipal utility in the state of Kansas.

BPU employs a staff of 650 in various fields including power plant operators, lineman, welders, accountants, engineers, chemists, and various other professional staff serving a community of about 150,000 residents and 90,000 jobs through 65,000 electric and 55,000 water meters. Many Fortune 500 companies are among BPU's customers, including: General Motors, CERTAINTEED Corporation, Owens Coming Fiberglass, Griffin Wheel, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Burlington Northern Santa-Fe, KU Medical Center, Procter and Gamble Manufacturing Company, and Water District #1 of Johnson County.

BPU also wholesales considerable electricity to cities in Kansas and Missouri, among those are included Ottawa, Kansas; Garnett, Kansas; and Columbia, Missouri.

The Board of Public Utilities Mission: To Be the Utility of Choice and the Workplace of Choice, while Improving the Quality of Life in the Communities We Serve.

Represented By:

David Mehlhaff



Contact Information:

540 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 573-9014

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