Brainerd Public Utilities

The Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU), a municipally-owned electric, water, and wastewater treatment services agency, provides water for about 13,590 residents living in the area of Brainerd, a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota. Established in 1892, the Brainerd Public Utilities Water System is currently obtaining its supply from a groundwater source: six wells that draw water from the Quaternary Water Table Aquifer.
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Brainerd Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Brainerd Public Utilities to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. At WaterZen, we review these reports and make the information available, in a concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand way.

Copper Report (2021)

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WaterZen Rating

Lead and copper levels in the drinking water of some cities across the United States are too high, potentially creating public-health issues for the people living in those areas.

What about Brainerd Public Utilities? How much lead and copper are in your drinking water? And how do those levels compare to other cities in the state? We examined data from hundreds of cities across the nation to understand and grade your water quality.

Copper Report (2021)

Not Available

WaterZen Rating

Lead and copper levels in the drinking water of some cities across the United States are too high, potentially creating public-health issues for the people living in those areas.

What about Brainerd Public Utilities? How much lead and copper are in your drinking water? And how do those levels compare to other cities in the state? We examined data from hundreds of cities across the nation to understand and grade your water quality.

Contact Brainerd Public Utilities Customer Service

Have a Question, Issue or Comment?

Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
8027 Highland Scenic Road
P.O. Box 373
Brainerd, 56401

218-829-8726 (Mon–Fri, 7:00 AM–3:30 PM)
email@bpu.org

Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
218-829-2193

Pay Your Brainerd Public Utilities Bill

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Brainerd Public Utilities site. Brainerd Public Utilities accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.

Want to create a new account?

You can create a new account on the Brainerd Public Utilities website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.

Want to pay without an account?

You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.

How to Start Brainerd Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Brainerd, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Brainerd Public Utilities. Luckily, Brainerd has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Start Service Form.

Stopping Your Service

When you move out of a home in Brainerd, you'll need to stop your water service with the Brainerd Public Utilities, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Stop Service Form.

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