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.

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.

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.

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