Expert Spotlight: Seshumani Vorrey

While women cyclists in India were stigmatized until the last decade, BPUB Regulatory Compliance Specialist Seshumani Vorrey recalls the fact that her father teaching her to ride a bicycle gave her the freedom not just to travel to attend science events and exhibitions but also opened her world to the possibilities of being a scientist.

BPUB community involvement heats up during summer

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board has kept busy this summer performing community outreaches. It’s something that always is a priority within the organization and is enjoyed by the staff. Here are a few highlights from this year (past and upcoming).

Back to School: The ABCs of conservation

School time is creeping up on you once again. The children won’t be hanging out at home all day anymore; it will be time to attend classes, hit the books and participate in all those school activities. Of course, that means that the house will be empty all day while you’re at work. Here are some conservation tips to keep in mind while everyone is out of the house.

BPUB goes ‘All-In’ on internships

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board places a great emphasis on education, both within its organization and outside it. A major part of that commitment toward education is providing young people with the opportunity to gain experience and develop their skills as a worker. This can be seen through BPUB’s commitment toward internships.

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