BPUB to Replace Electric Cables at Palm Gardens Subdivision

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will be conducting repairs on underground electric lines throughout Palm Gardens Subdivision starting Monday, Jan. 15. The estimated completion date for this project is Feb. 9, but this could change depending on various factors, including weather.

Temporary Power Outage in North Brownsville

Approximately 1,600 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers in north Brownsville experienced a power outage at 9:49 a.m. Crews are currently investigating the cause of the power outage and working to get power restored as soon as possible. The cold and wet weather that Brownsville has been experiencing can often result in power outages, but crews will work to minimize any time that customers will be without service. BPUB apologizes for any inconveniences.. Read More

Winter Weather Tips

As temperatures drop this week, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board urges customers to follow these tips to help keep their homes and families safe during the cold weather.

Expert Spotlight: Juan R. Carrizales, BPUB Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Enjoying the sun, sand and surf at South Padre Island with his wife, Norma and their children, Giselle and Sebastian, BPUB Regulatory Compliance Specialist Juan R. Carrizales says that’s why his work matters.  Clean air and water are important to him personally and professionally. All utilities, including the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), are controlled by state and federal regulations.  Carrizales reports on BPUB’s approved water and wastewater facility permits which define safe.. Read More

Service is Our Main Product

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is proud to be the recipient of the diamond status RP3 (Reliable Public Power Provider) designation. This encompasses many things, but in the eyes of everyone who works at BPUB, it comes down to one thing: service is our main product. BPUB is built around providing top-notch service to all of its customers, and the criteria that BPUB was judged on to receive the RP3 designation shows how our top-notch service relates to each of those.

At BPUB, Safety is Part of Our Core Values

Safety is one of the most important values among all BPUB employees. The fact is that many BPUB employees deal with dangerous situations and materials. Consequences of not having a workplace safety culture can include severe injury, lawsuit or worse. With that in mind, BPUB is devoted to promoting a culture of safety across all departments and all employees.