Golf tournament drives funds for needy families, scholarships

Another year has passed for the Project SHARE Golf Tournament, and it’s another year in which the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was able to raise funds for Project SHARE, a program established to assist the community in paying their utility bill and to provide college scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Project SHARE, created in 1985, provides a helping hand to senior citizens on fixed incomes and low-income families in emergency situations.. Read More

BPUB Celebrates Fix a Leak Week

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is joining utilities across the United States in recognizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Fix a Leak Week from March 20-26.

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 Outage Application Gets Upgrade

BPUB already had made it easier than ever to report outages or other service-related problems when it launched an outage reporting application on the BPUB website, but now that application has been made even better. An outage can be a major disruption in operations for any business or residence and can result in a long wait time to report that outage. Unfortunately, when there’s a major outage, that can often happen because so.. Read More