(616) 772-6212
Regular Hours
M-F: 8am-4pm
Office Hours
(616) 772-2001
After Hours Emergency


Water Flushing FAQ

Updated May 20, 2024 Zeeland, Michigan – Starting May 13 the Water Department will be valve-turning for customers in area 2 (indicated in the map below). This may cause some irregularities to occur in your home, but there should be no concerns. Below are some FAQs. A go-to recommendation if you experience any discolored water, […]

Drinking Water Week Essay Contest Winner

Essay Topic: “ Why is safe drinking water important to our community?” Julian R.   12th Grade   Zeeland West High School Healthy drinking water is important to have in a community because it is the most important thing that we can put inside of our bodies. Unfortunately, most drinking water is full of micro plastics or […]

Drinking Water Week 2024

Zeeland Board of Public Works (Zeeland BPW) enthusiastically invites the community to participate in Drinking Water Week. This fun-filled educational event will happen between May 4-11. For more than 40 years the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and its members have celebrated Drinking Water Week to educate the public about the importance and availability of […]

Community Grant Program: Empowering Local Initiatives

Zeeland Board of Public Works (Zeeland BPW) is thrilled to announce the return of the Community Grant Program this spring. This reimbursement grant opportunity allows the BPW to reinvest up to $25,000 back into our wonderful community, ensuring Zeeland continues to thrive for generations to come. “We are thrilled to reintroduce the Community Grant Program, […]

Zeeland Electric Power Plant Exterior

Zeeland BPW Launches Thriving Together Community Survey

ZEELAND BPW LAUNCHES “THRIVING TOGETHER COMMUNITY SURVEY” Zeeland, Michigan – Zeeland Board of Public Works (Zeeland BPW) is excited to announce the launch of the “Thriving Together Community Survey,” aimed at gaining valuable insights from the community to further enhance services and shape the future. The anonymous survey, available online from February 18 to March […]

Zeeland Celebrates Public Power Week

  Zeeland, Michigan – Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW) is celebrating Public Power Week along with 2,000 other community-powered, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans. “Public Power Week allows us to highlight our community and those who we serve, and the positive impact local municipal electrical power has on its […]

Power Shortages Possible

POWER SHORTAGES POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT MICHIGAN Emergency Preparedness & Response UPDATED JUNE 2023 Zeeland, Michigan – The Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW) states that it is prepared to implement emergency response plans if directed to do so by the Mid-Continent Independent System Operator (MISO), the organization that oversees the power grid for 15 states, including […]

Zeeland Students Win Coloring Contest

  Zeeland, Michigan – To help celebrate Public Power Week, the Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW), in partnership with the Michigan Municipal Electric Association (MMEA), held a coloring contest, open to 1st through 4th graders in the Zeeland area. Andrew Boatright, General Manager of Zeeland BPW shared, “We are blown away by the nearly 300 […]

Zeeland BPW Recognized by the APPA

April 2022 – The American Public Power Association has recognized the Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW) in earning the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® Diamond Level designation. “We take the responsibility of powering our community seriously and couldn’t be more proud to be honored with the highest RP3 Level designation,” said Andrew Boatright, General […]

Our Customer Service Office will be closed Monday, May. 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
If you have a utility emergency, call 616.772.2001