The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has announced the finalists for the recent BPU Photo Contest. The contest offered area photography enthusiasts the opportunity to submit photos capturing various landscapes within Wyandotte County, Kansas.
114 entries were received from 25 local photographers this year. On November 15th, ten winners were notified and congratulated on their captivating images. A list of the winner’s names is located online at www.bpu.com/photocontest.
The winning photographs will be featured on the BPU website, social media pages, and the upcoming BPU Community Calendar. 2018 marks the first year that the calendar will feature contest photo submissions in its entirety. “We’d like to extend thanks to the photographers who submitted photos to this year’s contest. They are the ones who make this calendar possible”, stated BPU Chief Communications Officer David Mehlhaff.
The latest BPU Photo Contest is currently accepting entries. Submissions for the new contest must be received no later than 11:59 P.M. CST, on Friday, February 23rd, 2018.The entry form with complete details can be found by visiting www.bpu.com/photocontest.
BPU’s water department was originally created in 1909, and its electric utility was operational in 1912. The purpose of the utility, then and to this day, is to provide the highest quality electric and water services at the lowest possible cost. Today the publicly owned utility serves approximately 63,000 electric and 50,000 water customers, primarily in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The mission of the utility and its employees is “to focus on the needs of our customers, to improve the quality of life in our community while promoting safe, reliable and sustainable utilities.” BPU’s Web site is www.bpu.com.