News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2024

Environmental Facilities Corporation Grants Funds to BPU & City

Employees Performing Sewer Maintenance

The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) has granted up to $100,000 for the City of Jamestown and the BPU for an Engineering Planning Grant (EPG) to create an engineering report to improve the City's wastewater collection system on th...

Read on...

Spotlights
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Please slow down around trucks - avoid passing on right side

BPU Solid Waste employee empties garbage container.

Slow down and take care of yourself and others!

When driving on the roads, it's important to show patience and consideration for others. Unfortunately, some drivers have been putting themselves and others in danger by passing our Solid Waste (garb...

Read on...

Spotlights
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Lake Shore Savings Donates to Johnson/BPU Good Neighbor Fund

Lake Shore Savings Bank logo

Lake Shore Savings has donated to the Johnson/BPU Good Neighbor Fund as our Good Neighbor of the Month in February! 

The bank contributed funds to help customers who normally pay their BPU bills and receive no government assistance for ut...

Read on...

Spotlights
Posted on: January 30, 2024

BPU Line Workers Provide Mutual Aid in Snow Storms

Line worker on pole

Six BPU line workers provided mutual aid to NYSEG's  Southern Tier Territory from January 11-14 in Randolph, Ellington, Gerry, Cherry Creek and South Dayton, mostly in off-road settings.

Doug Keppel, Paul Samuelson, Justin Spoon, Alan Haw...

Read on...

Spotlights
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Electric T & D Manager Appears in National Webinar

Kris Sellstrom

Jamestown BPU Engineer Kris Sellstrom who is the Manager of the utility's electric transmission and distribution department, participated in a recent national webinar with utility representatives from Sacramento and Chattanooga. The three speaker...

Read on...

Spotlights
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Tips to keep recyclables from blowing away; plastic bags not accepted

Chris Coniff standing in recycle truck with BPU logo

Tips to keep recycling from blowing away:

  • Don't overfill your recycling bin. Use an additional plastic container or bin (on cardboard day, an additional cardboard box can be used) with no lid; and labeled R or Recycling.
  • Flatten all items such as milk jugs ...
Read on...

Spotlights
Posted on: December 4, 2023

Please help us "Check Your Pipes!"

water meter at house showing where it enters the home

The Federal Environmental Protection Agency has set October, 2024, as the deadline for all water utilities in the country to complete an inventory of water service line materials in our territory. The BPU must inventory 16,000 water service materials of p...

Read on...

Spotlights