The extreme weather event we experienced last week is all compliments of the polar vortex, a term that is now well-known after last week. The extreme cold affected nearly every state; in fact, most states experienced below-freezing temperatures at some point during the event. The frigid weather was a shock to the system for many, [...]
BPU's Water Department will continue with its multi-year Main Street water main replacement program that we started last year (read that announcement here). Our next area of focus will be on the east side of the 200 and 300 blocks of north Main Street (between Marlin and the railroad tracks), requiring portions of Main Street [...]
Business Leaders Discuss Renewable and Carbon Strategies What do a Zoo, a Life Sciences company and a City have in common? A need for renewable energy. In this episode of Video Roundtables Fortnightly, we talk to: Andy Savastino, Chief Environmental Officer, City of Kansas City, MO, Nathan Kimmerle; Site Director, Bayer Corp, Jeff Ettling, CEO, [...]
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 received several reports from customers in McPherson who have received a call from someone stating they worked for the Board of Public Utilities [...]
2020 has been a year unlike any other for the vast majority of people. Even through these challenging times the utility has stood strong, and provided the citizens of McPherson with reliable electric service and safe drinking water. These items are services that the “every day” person gives little thought to and expects to be [...]
On December 21, the City of McPherson officially approved the bonds to help finance the BPU’s development of the South Well-field. Review the project details from the December 2019 press release here. Although the BPU had originally planned to wait until 2022 to finance the project, it was ultimately decided to proceed this year to [...]
Wishing all of our customers a wonderful Holiday Season!
Lobby Temporarily Closed To Public: To help ensure reliable and consistent customer support, McPherson BPU is discontinuing the use of the office lobby as a method for business transactions. Payments can be made at drive thru located on the east side of building or by calling (620-245-2515). Services can still be started, transferred, or discontinued [...]
We are deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Vernon Lee "Butch" Dossett, our friend and former BPU board member. He was an incredible person and a valuable asset to the BPU Board. To the Dossett Family, know that we mourn with you and that we will hold you in our thoughts and prayers. [...]
BPU's Administrative Offices will be closed on the 26th and 27th in observance of Thanksgiving. Wishing you all a wonderful and safe celebration!