Ground Breaking Held for Resaca Restoration Project Museum Exhibit

The Children’s Museum of Brownsville held a ground breaking Oct. 22 for a 3,000-square-foot outdoor expansion that will feature an exhibit about BPUB’s Resaca Restoration Project. BPUB’s contribution to this project is an exhibit that will teach children about the dewatering system used in the Resaca Restoration Project. The way it works is that a dredger, essentially a specialized boat, is used to break up and remove built up sediment and debris. This.. Read More

BPUB Update – Week of Nov. 24, 2014

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board needed to come up with a new solution for dredging the resaca system at Gladys Porter Zoo. This week’s BPUB Update looks at the new tactic being used: diver-guided dredging

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board Administrative Offices will be CLOSED Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Payments may be made online or at various pay stations around town. For service outages call (956) 983-6300.

Las oficinas administrativas del Brownsville Public Utilities Board estarán CERRADAS el jueves, 27 de noviembre y el viernes, 28 de noviembre del 2014 para conmemorar el Día de Acción de Gracias. Se podrán hacer pagos a través del internet o en varias estaciones de pago en la ciudad. Para llamadas de servicio, llame al (956) 983-6300.

BPUB Resaca Education and Outreach Coordinator Joins BPUB

BPUB has added a Resaca Education and Outreach Coordinator to its ranks thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sadot Azzua joins BPUB with a background in outreach. Her principal purpose at BPUB is to educate residents about the importance of the Resaca Restoration Project and keep them informed about all of the efforts being done at the Old City Cemetery and the Cemetery Resaca. Dredging has been completed at.. Read More

BPUB Update – Week of Nov. 10, 2014

The next venue for the Resaca Restoration Project requires some careful coordination and planning before it begins. See why it was necessary to use a crane operator in this week’s BPUB Update. Don’t forget to like us at for all the latest updates

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board Administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, November, 11 2014 in observance of Veterans Day. Payments may be made online or at the pay stations. For service calls or emergencies, call (956) 983-6300.

Community Gets Inside Look at BPUB

Some lucky members of the community received a tour of many BPUB facilities Oct. 17 as part of BPUB’s community tour program. This event is an opportunity for our customers to see firsthand what BPUB does on behalf of the community every day. Most people take for granted what it takes to get power in your home and for water to come out of your tap. Most don’t think about what happens after.. Read More

BPUB Awards First Check in GreenBusiness Program

BPUB’s GreenBusiness program is officially underway. Just ask Trico Products. That company was the first business to receive a rebate for updating its facility to be more energy efficient. Trico was awarded a check for $14,289 for its efforts.