Jamestown BPU Announces Fall Flushing Dates and Information

Jamestown BPU Announces Fall Flushing Dates and Information

Article Contributed by Jamestown BPU The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Water Division announces that fall water main flushing will take place during daytime hours, generally between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather-permitting. Pre-flushing began in Falconer at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 6, in the areas of Aldren, Ralph, Valmeere and Mapleshade. The […]

Removing Recyclables from BPU Bins Is Illegal in the City

Removing Recyclables from BPU Bins Is Illegal in the City

Article Contributed by Jamestown BPU Removing recyclables from Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) residential recycling bins in the City is illegal. This early-morning/late-night practice by numerous people in the BPU Solid Waste territory led Jamestown City Council members to pass a local resolution against such actions. The resolution reads, “Ownership of recyclables set out […]

Jamestown BPU Adopts 2017 District Heating and Cooling Budget

Jamestown BPU Adopts 2017 District Heating and Cooling Budget

Article Contributed by Jamestown BPU The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) approved the 2017 District Heating and Chilling Division with no rate increase for the coming year. BPU General Manager David Leathers explained that although the projected net income for year-end 2016 is $7,300, the proposed budget recommends no rate increase in 2017. Heat […]

BPU Contracts with Emkey Transportation

BPU Contracts with Emkey Transportation

bpu Article Contributed by Jamestown BPU The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) today approved a contract to purchase the pipeline currently used to transport natural gas from Mayville to the Carlson Generation Station (Power Plant) in Jamestown. The $5.4 million dollar transaction with Emkey Transportation, Inc., which sought to sell the pipeline, will transfer […]

County Health Officials Urge Chautauqua Lake Users to be Cautious

County Health Officials Urge Chautauqua Lake Users to be Cautious

Article Contributed by Jamestown BPU The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all residents to be cautious when recreating in our lakes, especially if algae is present. Lake users should be aware that algal bloom conditions can change rapidly due to changes in weather and lake […]

BPU Labor Day Holiday Closing & Change in Solid Waste Collection

BPU Labor Day Holiday Closing & Change in Solid Waste Collection

Article Contributed by Jamestown BPU The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Labor Day is a holiday for BPU Solid Waste employees. Therefore, normal Monday garbage collection will take place on Tuesday, September 6. Normal Tuesday collection will take place on Wednesday, September […]

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