Community Tours Water Operations at BPUB

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s twice-a-year community tour got a little bit of a change this year. The first community tour of 2016 focused entirely on the water side of BPUB’s operations. While past tours have combined the water and electrical, we thought a more focused approach to water would be a better learning experience for the participants who got to see firsthand what BPUB does to get water from the river to.. Read More

Cyclists Gather to Celebrate Belden Connect, Resaca Restoration

The heat couldn’t keep people away from the Belden Connect & Resaca Restoration Celebration Ride on the morning of Saturday, June 25. Dr. Rose M.Z. Gowen, Commissioner At-Large B, served as master of ceremonies for the event that marked the completion of the extension to the Belden Trail, which runs from Palm Boulevard to Sixth Street. Gowen introduced several speakers to discuss all the work that went into creating the trail’s extension. These.. Read More

BPUB Update – Community Tour

A lucky group of people went on a tour of the water and wastewater operations of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board. Get a look at some of what the group did during the community tour in this week’s BPUB Update.

Fats, Oils and Grease Workshop Scheduled for Wednesday

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board will conduct two Fats, Oils and Grease Workshops Wednesday, May, 25, 2016 The Workshop in English will be held at the Central Boulevard Branch Library at 2600 Central Blvd. from 1-2 p.m. The Workshop in Spanish will be held at the– Southmost Branch Library at 4320 Southmost Blvd from 4-5 p.m. The Workshop is a presentation to the public on the proper handling of household Fat, Oil, and.. Read More

Mayor Highlights BPUB Projects During City Address

It has been a busy year for the city of Brownsville and for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board, and the annual State of the City Address and Symposium was the opportunity for the mayor to inform all the residents of what has happened and what is to come.

BPUB Raises Money for Assistance Program Through Golf Tournament

Project SHARE was created in 1985 to assist the community in paying their utility bill. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) believes in aiding those who may need a helping hand, including senior citizens on fixed incomes and low-income families in emergency situations who may experience difficulty in paying their BPUB electric, water or wastewater bill. Project SHARE also is used to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors to pursue further educational.. Read More