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2022 Service Awards

Today the BPU honored twelve of its employees for their years of dedicated service! General Manager Josh Bedel presented service awards to employees across six departments. Office: (Customer Service, IT, and Engineering) Samantha Archer- celebrates five years of service, and Lee Burgess and Chris Unruh celebrate 20 years of service. The Power Plant Operations: Jeff [...]

October 24th, 2022|News & Updates|

AMI Water Meter Upgrade Project Update, September 29, 2022

September 29th, 2022 It was announced this morning that Crews will be moving to the Barnstormers addition area tomorrow 9/29 for the AMI exchange project. September 27th, 2022 BPU's Superintendent of Water Distribution, Jake Karl, announced that AMI installers are moving to the Deerfield are today.

September 28th, 2022|News & Updates|

General Manager, Tim Maier Retires after 38 Years of Service

On Friday, September 16th, 2022, BPU General Manager retired after 38 years of service to the BPU and the McPherson Community.  To honor him for his service, a banquet was held in his honor where over 125 people showed up to thank him and wish him well.  Tim expressed multiple times how fortunate he had [...]

September 19th, 2022|News & Updates|

AMI Water Meter Exchange Project Update, September 19, 2022

BPU Water Meter Exchanges will continue this time, on the southeast side of town.  Crews will be focusing on Thunderbird, Foxfire, and Cochise over the next couple of weeks. Once again, we would like to extend our gratitude in advance for helping us complete this project quickly and with minimal interruption to our customers.

September 19th, 2022|News & Updates|

Mohawk Substation is LIVE!

On Friday, September 9th, the Mohawk Substation Project, which broke ground on April 7th, 2020, was officially completed with the build-out of four new distribution circuits!   This substation primarily serves industrial and residential customers in the city's northeast quadrant.   The addition of this substation not only supports McPherson's anticipated growth; it will also increase [...]

September 12th, 2022|News & Updates|

AMI Meter Project Update: July 13th, 2022

Update on our AMI project: We are still working on converting water meters to the new AMI meters. Our team will be focusing on residential meters on the south-west end of town until the 20th. Once again, we would like to extend our gratitude in advance for helping us complete this project quickly and with [...]

July 13th, 2022|News & Updates|

Possible Scam: Solar Panel Sales

Possible Scam! BPU Customers, be on high alert! Today, May 18th, the BPU received two calls stating that someone came to their doors and told them they were partnering with BPU to let customers know they were eligible for solar panels paid for by a federal grant. To make the determination, they asked to collect [...]

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