Summer is coming and for all our residential customers who like to keep their lawns lush and green, and their gardens plentiful, BPU summer sprinkling rates will soon be in effect. The sprinkling rate will begin after your meters have been read in May. This credit is applied to your sewer charges (waste treatment and […]
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 […]
Thin Ice Warning Although ice has been forming on many area lakes on the shorelines, bays and shallow areas, it’s important to keep in mind that we need more cold nights for the ice to reach adequate thickness, before it is safe for recreation. With some accidents occurring in Minnesota already this season, and too […]
Everybody knows power lines are dangerous, especially electrical works. BPU annually conducts pole top and bucket rescue techniques, so we can safely keep the light on.
February 9, 2018 Due to the cold temperatures this winter, Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU) is experiencing water line freeze ups. BPU is recommending that customers who have had previous problems with their water lines freezing to run cold water, at least a pencil width size, continuously from one sink until April 30th. Even with warming […]