BPUB Update – Week of Jan. 12, 2015

As the new year begins, some people might be considering a new air conditioning system. In this week’s BPUB Update, BPUB’s energy efficiency and conservation coordinator lets you know what to look for in a new AC and how to get some money back through BPUB’s GreenLiving rebate program. Don’t forget to like us at www.facebook.com/BrownsvillePUB or www.facebook.com/ILoveResacas for all the latest updates.

BPUB Spreads Word About Resaca Restoration Project at Zoo

BPUB went to the Gladys Porter Zoo during the zoo’s Wild Tales event to help educate people about the Resaca Restoration Project. With divers now dredging at the zoo, there was an extra reason to spread the word. With a boat floating in the resaca and a man in the water, there was sure to be some questions about what was going on there.   But the zoo is a wonderful opportunity to.. Read More

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 www.facebook.com/ILoveResacas for all the latest updates