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“Scary Harry”-BPU’s Newest Employee

The McPherson Board of Public Utilities would like to introduce its newest employee, Harry, affectionately called “Scary Harry” as the incoming Water Tower Defendant. This highly visible and newly established position was created to act as the first line of defense against the evil turkey buzzards that come in and threaten McPherson’s water supply with [...]

2019-05-03T16:30:35+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|News & Updates|

Recent Scam- Beware BPU Customers!

BPU Customers, be on high alert! Scammers are once again targeting homes and businesses in McPherson, demanding payment and threatening disconnection if payment isn’t made immediately. DON’T FALL FOR IT! We recently had a report from a customer in McPherson who received a call from someone stating they worked for the Board of Public Utilities [...]

2019-03-05T10:04:13+00:00 March 5th, 2019|News & Updates|

McPherson BPU 2019 Water Rate Adjustments

At their December 3rd, 2018 board meeting, The Board voted to implement a 6% water rate adjustment effective January 1, 2019, for all customers.  The rate adjustment follows the recommendations of a cost of service study performed by Burns and McDonnell.  The increased revenue is necessary to offset inflation, fund replacement of old water mains, [...]

2018-12-05T10:03:37+00:00 December 4th, 2018|News & Updates|

2018 BPU Service Award Recipients

BPU General Manager Tim Maier recognized several employees celebrating employment milestones with the BPU during the McPherson City Commission meeting that took place on October 29th, 2018. "We are only as successful as our team, and we are fortunate to have an outstanding team", stated Maier. Congratulations to the following employees for your years of [...]

2018-10-29T13:59:59+00:00 October 29th, 2018|News & Updates|

The McPherson Board of Public Utilities Welcomes Josh Bedel as the Incoming Assistant General Manager

The McPherson Board of Public Utilities announced and welcomed Josh Bedel as the incoming Assistant General Manager.  Bedel will support Tim Maier, the General Manager by providing management and professional engineering work on activities associated with the BPU’s water and electric systems operation, planning, and development.   Bedel who started on June 18th, 2018 will officially [...]

2018-10-22T15:24:45+00:00 September 28th, 2018|News & Updates|