Boil Water Notice Canceled

After conducting water sampling at six areas of Brownsville and finding water residuals at adequate levels, Brownsville Public Utilities Board, in accordance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), will lift the boil water notice effective Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. for all customers living within the boundaries of north of Ruben M. Torres, Sr. Boulevard, FM 802 and east of West Alton Gloor Boulevard, south of FM 511 and west of Dana Avenue. It is no longer necessary to boil the water.

Brownsville PUB Issues Boil Water Notice

Due to a break in a 24-inch water line on Diamond Drive, which occurred overnight, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board, in accordance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), notifies all customers living within the boundaries of north of Ruben M. Torres, Sr. Boulevard, FM 802 and east of West Alton Gloor Boulevard, south of FM511 and west of Dana Avenue to boil their water prior to consumption. To ensure destruction of.. Read More

BPUB Announces US77/83 Lane Closures

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces temporary closures of two northbound lanes on Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) from Stillman Road to Merryman Road on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from midnight to approximately 6 a.m.

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, May 1, from 9 p.m. until about 6 a.m. Wednesday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers. Crews will be replacing two 4-inch water valves, one 6-inch water valve and one 8-inch water valve at East University Boulevard and Impala Drive and East 30th Street and Calle Milpa Verde… Read More

Expert Spotlight: David Flores

The restorative power of work fueled by job satisfaction is something that Brownsville Public Utilities Board Auto/Heavy Duty Equipment Technician David Flores hopes that he has imparted to his 20-year-old daughter, Jennifer.  His restoration project Mustang coupes have become a testament that.  Weekends invested fixing and restoring will pay off when he is able to make his daughter’s childhood request a reality.  “When she was little, she would always ask me for a.. Read More

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

If there’s one thing that the 2017 hurricane season taught everyone, it’s the need to be prepared. It was a busy season last year. Brownsville just narrowly missed getting hit by a hurricane while other areas in the United States got hit more than once. You just can’t predict if a hurricane will be added your way this year. As a result, make sure that you’re ready. Here are some tips to make sure that you are.

Dangers of Meter Tampering

You might be surprised at the number of different departments at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB). One of those departments is critical to ensuring the safe, responsible use of BPUB services and to recovering revenue losses as a result of unauthorized use. The Revenue Recovery Department keeps a close eye on BPUB accounts to make sure that the community’s investment is being protected.

Consumer Confidence Report Comes Out in May

Do you know about your water? Have you ever wanted to know? Anyone interested in seeing a thorough snapshot of the quality of Brownsville’s water and the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) need only wait for the release of the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), also known as the Drinking Water Quality Report.

BPUB to Hold Water Tour

Ever wanted to get a peek behind the curtain at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB)? You’ll have your chance Thursday, May 17 when BPUB holds one of its semiannual community tours.