BPUB Grants Help Expand Initiatives, Projects

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has a big job on its hand. Delivering electrical, water and wastewater service to a community like Brownsville requires a lot of work and a lot of money, but luckily, BPUB looks for additional ways to support itself outside of what’s collected through monthly bills. To supplement the funds that are brought in from billing, BPUB aggressively pursues grants that match the company’s needs. Because there are.. Read More

Understanding the Dangers of Business Waste

Residents probably don’t think too much about what goes down their drain, but it’s especially important for businesses to be aware of what goes into theirs. Introducing the wrong material into the wastewater system can cause major problems for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) and ultimately for the community as well. There are many ordinances and laws that regulate what a company can dispose of and how it can be done. Some.. Read More

BPUB Brownsville Country Club Electric Project

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has started work on another major infrastructure project in Brownsville. This one in the Brownsville Country Club (BCC) area will have a major impact on those customers’ electrical service reliability.

BPUB Expert Spotlight: Jo Anna Tijerina

This is a new segment to introduce the BPUB professionals whose priority is to deliver high quality service to you every day. Since our customers are the primary reason we are here, we’d like to acquaint our readers with the people with the skills and passion that make BPUB one of the most respected and reliable utilities in Texas.   Name: Jo Anna Tijerina Birthplace: Brownsville, TX High School: Porter High School in.. Read More

BPUB Introduces Bilingual Video Series

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is back with a new video series. The previous video series, the BPUB Update, has been revamped into BPUB Central. The new series extends its reach by covering each topic in both English and Spanish.

PUBCAP Meeting Jan. 18, 2107 Recap

The Public Utilities Board Consumers Advisory Panel (PUBCAP) meets once a month and provides customers a forum to express community concerns. In case you didn’t get a chance to attend Wednesday’s meeting, we are putting together a recap of the topics that were covered. Brownsville Country Club (BCC) Electric System Upgrade One of the items discussed was the BCC Electric Project which started in mid – November 2016 to replace underground primary electrical cable. In.. Read More

BPUB Announces US77/83 Temporary Closure

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of northbound Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, from midnight to approximately 5:30 a.m. BPUB crews will temporarily close the northbound portion of the expressway from Alton Gloor Boulevard to Merryman Road/Sports Park as BPUB personnel repair street lighting.

PUBCAP Provides Link to Community

The Public Utilities Board Consumer Advisory Panel (PUBCAP) serves a critical role for BPUB. It’s the opportunity to directly receive feedback from the community on a number of different projects and issues. It’s a way of holding BPUB accountable for its actions and helping shape the direction the company is headed. PUBCAP consists of 10 members of the community along with one liaison from BPUB. The members are generally part of the local.. Read More

Odor Control Added at South Wastewater Treatment Plant

Odor control measures previously installed at Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant have now been put in place at the South Wastewater Treatment Plant on East Avenue. This improvement is a great benefit to the residents who live in the area and opens up more possibilities for business growth. BPUB saw great success with this odor control system at the Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant. Having proven it works, BPUB went about installing the same measures.. Read More