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Posted on: August 10, 2018

2018 Recreation Fall Activity Guide Now Available

2018 Fall Activity Guide

Find all of the information you need to sign up or plan for the upcoming Fall and Winter seasons with the Coldwater Recreation Department.

Posted on: July 30, 2018

Receive Emergency Alerts Instantly To Your Phone

Emergency Notices

Signing up is easy! Visit this link ( then follow the steps below.

  1. Type your email address in the box and select Sign In.
  2. If you want to receive text messages enter your phone number and select Save.
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Posted on: July 13, 2018

City & CBPU Sponsor Entertainment Under The Stars

Entertainment Under The Stars

An estimated 250 community members were in attendance despite the warm weather. Event goers were able to kick back in the shade and enjoy to some great tunes throughout the night. The City Neighborhood Services & Planning Departments, and the CBPU wer...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

CBPU Solar Field Officially Active

Solar Field Ribbon Cutting

After demolition of the Midwest Foundry in 1990, the site has sat barren for 27 years and has not been used for any new developments. CBPU leadership had the vision to turn the unused land into a useful space. The area was graded and leveled, which led to...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

The Rotary Splash Park Set To Open

Rotary Splash Park Open

Taking place of the old Heritage Pool at Heritage Park, Rotary Splash Park features a wide range of water-play options for children of all ages. The Park has two public restrooms for community guests to use, as well as a pavilion to get some shade and hav...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

CBPU Celebrates Earth & Arbor Day With Students

CBPU Earth_Arbor Day

Last week members of the CBPU team traveled to Coldwater preschools to educate young students on the importance of Earth & Arbor Day. CBPU Energy Waste Reduction Manager, Bob Granger, gifted a Norway Spruce pine tree to each student so they could plan...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Arbor Day Foundation Names Coldwater Tree City USA

Tree City USA

Coldwater, MI, was named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Coldwater achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or department, ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

CBPU Linemen Return From New York Mutual Aid

CBPU In New York

Four Linemen from the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities Electric Department have returned from New York.  Journeyman Linemen Steve Barone and Jory Watson, and Apprentice Linemen Kent Brecheisen and Jarret Wolford all volunteered to head north a...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

CBPU Recognized as a Groundwater Guardian

Groundwater Foundation Award

In recognition of efforts to protect local groundwater supplies, for the 21st consecutive year, Coldwater has been named a 2017 Groundwater Guardian by The Groundwater Foundation. The Groundwater Foundation is a national nonprofit organization based in Li...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

CBPU Receives National Recognition for Public Power Promotion

RP3 Promotion Award

The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities have received an American Municipal Power (AMP) Public Power Promotion award for the promotion of its Reliable Public Power (RP3) designation. The RP3 designation recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate p...

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