PPU Wins Safety Award

NEWS RELEASE: Princeton Public Utilities Wins APPA Safety Award Washington D.C., March 29, 2022— Princeton Public Utilities (PPU) has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2021. The utility earned Honorable Mention in the category for utilities with 15,000-29,999 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. “In our industry, […]

2022 Scholarship Opportunity

Princeton Public Utilities is once again partnering with the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) to offer scholarships to Minnesota graduating high school seniors. Applicants must be, or have a legal guardian that is, an electric customer of Princeton Public Utilities. One local entry will be entered into the statewide competition. First place = $2,000 Second […]

Spring Hydrant Flushing

Princeton Public Utilities flushes hydrants twice per year, typically in April and October. Flushing creates a scouring velocity in the water mains in order to remove any settled material like manganese. It also serves as a fire hydrant function check and inspection. If discolored water is experienced, it is usually temporary and will clear up […]


Per Governor Walz’s ‘Stay Home’ order, all Princeton Public Utilities facilities will remain closed until April 10th.  Please call us at 763-389-2252 or email us at info@princetonutilities.com with any questions or to make a payment.  Our payment drop box is located at the “Employees Only” door on First Street, west of the utility lobby entrance.

Billing Late Fees During Covid-19 Pandemic

At Princeton Public Utilities we are continuing to monitor the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on public health and the local economy. We understand the impacts that this crisis is having on individual incomes as well as small business revenues. Believing that it is important for all of us to come together and help […]

Montly Meetings During Covid-19 Pandemic

Since the need for reliable electricity and clean water has not gone away, the Princeton Public Utilities Commission will still conduct its monthly meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th at 1pm. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held via a video conference call and all attendees will be attending remotely. […]

FYI: Is Drinking Water Safe?

from the Minnesota Department of Health Many systems around the country have received calls asking if COVID-19 can be transmitted via drinking water. COVID-19 is not a waterborne disease and both EPA and CDC have addressed this in the following links: EPA: Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater CDC: Water Transmission and COVID-19


At Princeton Public Utilities, the health and well-being of our customers, employees, and community is a top priority and we are committed to being responsive to the needs of our customers as the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve. Princeton Public Utilities is also working hard to ensure that our customers continue to […]