Providing Electric, Water, & Wastewater Treatment

Brainerd, Minnesota

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811 | 800-252-1166


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Brainerd Public Utilities Welcomes You

Thank you for visiting Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU)!

BPU provides power, water, and wastewater treatment with in the city limits of Brainerd. We also provide wastewater treatment to all of the Baxter area and power to some of the Baxter area.

Our Mission

The mission of Brainerd Public Utilities is to provide safe, reliable, environmentally friendly electric, water and sewer services to our customers at the lowest reasonable cost.

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Emergency 24 Hours a Day:
(218) 829-2193

Business Office:
(218) 829-8726

Repair Office:
(218) 829-2193

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811 | 800-252-1166

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Latest Update for Your Area:

Brainerd Public Utilities COVID-19

On March 25, 2020 Governor Tim Walz declared the state of Minnesota is under a “Stay-in-Home” order, limiting the movement of all non-essential citizens to help contain the spread of COVID-19. During this time, Brainerd Public Utilities would like to assure its customers that our utility will continue to provide essential electric, water and wastewater treatment services to our community.

BPU offices will remain closed to in-person traffic. We encourage our customers to make payments through our website (, automated payment system (829-8126 Option 3) or at one of our four drop boxes that are located throughout the City of Brainerd.


If you experience any disruptions in electric and/or water service, please call 829-2193.


Due to an increased demand and subsequent shortage of toilet paper as a result of COVID-19, we have heard of the increased use and flushing of non-flushable materials such as baby wipes, napkins and paper towels. While the “flushable” wipes concern is not new to wastewater facilities, there is an increased risk due to the […]

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