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 will sell used surplus equipment and material by sealed bid at the BPU Service Center, 8027 Highland Scenic Road. Items will be available for inspection on Tuesday September 10th between the hours of 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Wednesday September 11th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

TERMS: Items are being sold as is. Bid forms will be received until 12:00 PM, on September 11, 2019. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 1:00 PM on September 11, 2019.  Successful bidders will be notified by phone. The expense to remove the bid item(s) and the liability in moving the same is the sole responsibility of the successful bidder. Unless special arrangements are made, all bid items must be removed between the hours of 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM on Thursday September 12th and Friday September 13th.



  • Wooden power poles (sold in lots of 10)        
  • Concrete Streetlight poles       
  • Street Light fixtures                                                                
  • Welder w/pipe thaw                           
  •  Trench box
  • Air compressor                                     
  • Skid steer brushmower
  • Fuel pump w/hose                               
  • Semi farrings
  • 15 gallon trailer sprayer                      
  • Honda tamper
  • Metal truck box                                     
  • Many misc. items                    

(Some items will require minimum bids.)


Brainerd Public Utilities reserves the right to reject any or all bids or award upon such basis as they may deem to be in the utility’s best interest.

New Water Tower

The new Brainerd Public Utilities’ water tower is taking shape and COLOR!!

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