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 [...]
The McPherson Board of Public Utilities delivers some of the lowest-cost and most reliable power and water in the State. However, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do as well as we do it without our people. For this reason want to showcase those people who make a great impact to our business [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Last week BPU overhead crews were able to do something a little out of the ordinary by assisting Unruh House Moving, Inc with one of their moves. On average, the BPU is hired to aid with one house relocation per year. This home, however, was one of the larger ones our crews have ever assisted. [...]
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 [...]
On May 26th, BPU will begin exchanging current water meters with new AMI meters. These meters utilize the same radio technology as the electric meters that were upgraded recently. BPU will attempt to notify the homeowner before they start the work by knocking on the customer's door; however, if there is no answer, BPU will [...]
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 [...]