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Teamwork makes the substation dream work

By bpub | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

About every 35 years, an electrical transformer needs to be replaced. Two major substation projects were recently completed. The Military Substation Power Transformer T1 and the FM 802 Substation Power Circuit Breaker were replaced. Engineering and construction for these types of projects are typically outsourced. However, the Electrical Engineering, Substation & Relaying, and SCADA departments…

Brownsville Passes New Cross Connection Ordinance

By bpub | March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville City Commission approved a new ordinance Dec. 4 that will help protect the city’s drinking water supply. The new ordinance requires backflow prevention devices to be installed and maintained to prevent contamination of drinking water. What is it? To understand the ordinance, it helps to understand the terminology. A cross-connection is a link…

BPUB Announces US77/83 Lane Closures

By bpub | January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of two northbound lanes on Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, from midnight to approximately 6 a.m. BPUB crews will temporarily close the two left northbound lanes of the expressway from Stillman Road to Merryman Road as BPUB personnel repair expressway lighting.

Infrastructure Projects Update

By bpub | January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

As part of a new series, from time to time, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will shine the spotlight on some of its active infrastructure improvement projects. There are always many different projects going on at BPUB, so this list is not meant to be seen as complete. It will, however, provide some much…

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

By bpub | January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 9 p.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers.

BPUB Raising Resaca Levels After Harvey

By bpub | August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is raising resaca levels after Hurricane Harvey missed the Brownsville area.

BPUB Asks Customers to Use Outage Reporting Application

By bpub | August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) asks customers to use its mobile outage reporting application to report any service outages or problems with service.

BPUB Announces US 77/83 Temporary Closure

By bpub | June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of northbound Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, from midnight to approximately 5:30 a.m. BPUB crews will temporarily close the northbound portion of the expressway from FM1732 to TX550/FM511 as BPUB personnel repair street lighting. This closure, which will only impact northbound…

BPUB, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Hold Public Meeting on Resacas

By bpub | June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting about the Resaca Restoration Project on Wednesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the Ringgold Civic Pavilion.

BPUB Announces US77/83 Temporary Closure

By bpub | May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of southbound Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, from midnight to approximately 5:30 a.m. BPUB crews will temporarily close the southbound portion of the expressway from Ruben Torres Boulevard to Boca Chica Boulevard as BPUB personnel repair street lighting.

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