Expert Spotlight: Armando Garcia

Our greatest influencers are those whose opinion we respect and listen to. For Armando Garcia, BPUB Water and Wastewater Operations & Construction Manager, listening to advice from his brother Alfredo began him on his career path.  “I had just graduated from high school in Houston.  My older brother heard about PUB and told me to go to Brownsville and try at PUB because ‘it is one of the best companies to work for’”,.. Read More

Infrastructure Projects Update

As part of a new series, from time to time, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will shine the spotlight on some of its active infrastructure improvement projects. There are always many different projects going on at BPUB, so this list is not meant to be seen as complete. It will, however, provide some much needed information to the community about what’s going on. Market Square Revitalization Project – Complete Where once there.. Read More

How do you like to receive your news?

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) always strives to improve the way it communicates with its customers. With that in mind, experts are looking at the different ways that BPUB communicates news to its customers. This is a very important issue because knowing about a planned outage or receiving word about a current situation can mean all the difference to BPUB customers. It’s that timely, accurate information that builds trust among customers and.. Read More

BPUB Backs STEAM Education Among All Ages

Education has always been an important part of the community mission of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB). This is especially true for activities involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). So, it should come as no surprise that BPUB is very active in performing outreach among local schools to spread interest about STEAM. BPUB’s educational outreach extends from the youngest students to the lifelong students (adults). The activities coordinated by BPUB.. Read More

Winter Freeze Operations

Due to its geographic location and proximity to the equator, the Rio Grande Valley’s inhabitants – people, plants and animals – are not accustomed to frigid temperatures like the ones seen in December 2017 and January 2018. As a result, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was impacted by numerous factors due to a cold weather event on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, and Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Throughout the day, as temperatures started.. Read More