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

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.

ERCOT Asks RGV Utilities to Shed Electrical Load

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a transmission emergency for the Rio Grande Valley. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) along with the other Rio Grande Valley utilities has been instructed to shed electric load.