The City of Palo Alto is proud to offer residents and businesses a full suite of City-owned and operated utility services including electricity, natural gas, water, sanitary sewer, and commercial fiber optic services. Director Dean Batchelor welcomes you on behalf of all City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) employees. We have been providing quality services to the citizens and businesses of Palo Alto since 1896.
Our mission statement is to provide safe, reliable, environmentally sustainable and cost-effective services. Staff are available to answer your service questions and look forward to assisting you with all your utility needs.