Winter Freeze Operations

Due to its geographic location and proximity to the equator, the Rio Grande Valley’s inhabitants – people, plants and animals – are not accustomed to frigid temperatures like the ones seen in December 2017 and January 2018. As a result, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was impacted by numerous factors due to a cold weather event on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, and Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Throughout the day, as temperatures started.. Read More

BPUB to Replace Electric Cables at Palm Gardens Subdivision

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will be conducting repairs on underground electric lines throughout Palm Gardens Subdivision starting Monday, Jan. 15. The estimated completion date for this project is Feb. 9, but this could change depending on various factors, including weather.

Temporary Power Outage in North Brownsville

Approximately 1,600 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers in north Brownsville experienced a power outage at 9:49 a.m. Crews are currently investigating the cause of the power outage and working to get power restored as soon as possible. The cold and wet weather that Brownsville has been experiencing can often result in power outages, but crews will work to minimize any time that customers will be without service. BPUB apologizes for any inconveniences.. Read More

Winter Weather Tips

As temperatures drop this week, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board urges customers to follow these tips to help keep their homes and families safe during the cold weather.