Are you planning to do some digging on your property? Many utility lines are hidden underground and are not visible from above. Call Gopher State One Call at 651-454-0002 or visit to submit a request to have these hidden lines marked.

Congratulations Class of 2020! Brainerd Public Utilities will be illuminating Brainerd’s Historic Water Tower in blue in recognition of the accomplishments of the class of 2020! The lights were provided by the Save the Water Tower Commitee. The lights were installed and powered by BPU. Thank you to all that made this possible!

Welcome back! We are happy to announce our lobby is fully open to serve you during our operating hours. Brainerd Public Utilities continues to follow CDC recommended guidelines for social distancing and enhanced cleaning for the safety and protection of your and the BPU staff. As always, you have options! You can save a trip […]

How to Help Prevent Frozen Water Pipes and Water Meters When below freezing temperatures are sustained over a few days, water pipes and meters that are close to cold air may freeze.  Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU) urges customers to take the necessary steps to prevent water pipes and meter from freezing. Property owners are responsible for […]

WAY TO GO KARA! We had a very special guest at BPU this morning (October 16, 2020)! Kara Karnowski was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, but she has not let it slow her down one bit! Our crews were gifted these fun shirts today by Kara and her husband, Randy! We are all looking […]