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McPherson Board of Public Utilities Recognized for High Reliability

The American Public Power Association (APPA) has awarded the McPherson Board of Public Utilities (BPU) with a "Certificate of Excellence in Reliability" for reliable performance in 2021.  There were 199 public utilities honored, the McPherson BPU was one of four in Kansas. Utilities that are subscribers to APPA's eReliability Tracker service are eligible to earn [...]

April 14th, 2022|News & Updates|

Update on BPU’s Water Main Replacement Projects in 2022

BPU's Water Department continues its water main replacement program. This year, our first area of focus is on Maple St., starting at Elizabeth St and going South to Haight St. We understand that this will create a level of inconvenience for homeowners along this section of Maple as we replace the line and update services [...]

April 5th, 2022|News & Updates|

Tree Trimming for Safety and Reliability

One of the qualities that enhances McPherson’s curb appeal is its abundance of beautiful trees.  While most all agree that trees are great, tree contact with BPU power lines can cause power outages. For this reason, the BPU takes proactive measures to ensure electric reliability and safety for its customers by regularly pruning trees and [...]

March 21st, 2022|News & Updates|

BPU Crew works to restore power in Russell,Ks

The robust storm system that whipped across the central plains on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021, brought unusually strong winds and other hazards to Kansas and other locations within the Great Plains.  The extreme weather featured wind gusts reported up to 100 mph in a couple of areas, leading to widespread power outages across Kansas. Although [...]

December 28th, 2021|News & Updates|

Phone System Issues- December 21st, 2021

12:43 pm-Unfortunately, we are experiencing issues with our phone lines. The issues could impact inbound and outbound calls. This means we may experience intermittent call failures or voice quality issues and/or one-way audio. The upstream provider has all of it’s teams actively engaged to resolve the issues. At this time, we ask that you email [...]

December 21st, 2021|News & Updates|

Update: Phone System Issues December 2, 2021

4:15 pm-Phone lines are back up.  Thank you for your patience. 3:10 pm-Unfortunately, we are experiencing issues with our phone lines. The issues could impact Inbound and Outbound calls. This means we may experience intermittent call failures or voice quality issues and/or one-way audio. The upstream provider has all of it’s teams actively engaged to [...]

December 2nd, 2021|News & Updates|

Phone System Issues September 29th, 2021

Unfortunately, we are still experiencing issues with our phone lines. The issues could impact Inbound and Outbound calls. This means we may experience intermittent call failures or voice quality issues and/or one-way audio. The upstream provider has all of it’s teams actively engaged to resolve the issues. At this time, we ask that you email [...]

September 29th, 2021|News & Updates|
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