Project Updates

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…

Resaca Restoration Project Moving Forward

By bpub | May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

With more funds and continued support from residents, BPUB is moving forward with its resaca restoration efforts through its collaboration with the city of Brownsville and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Almost a year and a half ago, BPUB received an overwhelming amount of support from residents for a grant that would fund resaca…

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…

PUBCAP Meeting to Feature Brownsville Country Club Project

By bpub | January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s (BPUB) citizens advisory panel will feature a presentation at the BPUB Administration Building on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. on the ongoing infrastructure improvement project at the Brownsville Country Club (BCC).

Cyclists Gather to Celebrate Belden Connect, Resaca Restoration

By bpub | July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

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…

Fats, Oils and Grease Workshop Scheduled for Wednesday

By bpub | May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

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…

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

By bpub | February 29, 2016 | 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 Tuesday, March 1 from 6-8 p.m. at the BPUB Administration Building Board Room.

BPUB Update – Resaca Restoration Project Public Meeting Preview

By bpub | February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting March 1 from 6-8 p.m. about the Resaca Restoration Project. Learn more about this upcoming meeting in this week’s BPUB Update.

Device Helps Minimize Electrical Service Interruptions

By bpub | January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The new year brings new approaches to the Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s (BPUB) commitment to electrical reliability. An electric reliability improvement project was launched in January that features the AR360 Auto Ranger Fault Indicator, a device that senses high currents on high voltage aerial circuits. To test its capabilities, the BPUB operations departments strategically installed…

BPUB Update – Cemetery Resaca Bank Improvements

By bpub | January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

With dredging at the Cemetery Resaca complete, the Resaca Restoration Project crew turns its attention to bank improvements at the Old City Cemetery. Learn more about what BPUB is doing to improve the banks in this week’s BPUB Update.

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