BPUB to Make Repairs After Valve Replacement

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces it will shut off water service again to approximately 400 customers who were affected by a service interruption that started Monday night to make repairs after discovering a leak. About 400 BPUB customers had water service interrupted Monday night at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday as crews replaced a 16-inch water valve at Boca Chica Boulevard and South Vermillion Avenue. After the.. Read More

BPUB Water Valve Replacements Scheduled for Monday Night

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces it will be conducting water valve replacements on the evening of Monday, March 19. These water valve replacements will require some customers to be without water service while work is being completed. BPUB will be keeping its website and social media up to date with the most recent scheduled work dates along with the customers who will be affected by that work. Upcoming water service interruptions:.. Read More

Weather Causes Delays in Water Valve Replacement Program

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Cold weather and rain have caused some delays in the water valve replacement program that the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is conducting throughout the city, but water valves continue to be replaced, with more work scheduled for Monday, March 12. The purpose of this project is to replace 64 water valves identified by BPUB’s Water/Wastewater Operations & Construction Department throughout the water distribution system. To date, BPUB has completed.. Read More

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 p.m. until approximately 9 a.m. Sunday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers. Crews will be replacing water valves at South Price Road and Mackintosh Drive, at Lindale Drive and East Price Road, and at Rockwell Drive and East Price Road. The area impacted by the temporary water.. Read More

BPUB Announces US77/83 Lane Closures

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.

Expert Spotlight: Armando Garcia

Our greatest influencers are those whose opinion we respect and listen to. For Armando Garcia, BPUB Water and Wastewater Operations & Construction Manager, listening to advice from his brother Alfredo began him on his career path.  “I had just graduated from high school in Houston.  My older brother heard about PUB and told me to go to Brownsville and try at PUB because ‘it is one of the best companies to work for’”,.. Read More

Infrastructure Projects Update

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 needed information to the community about what’s going on. Market Square Revitalization Project – Complete Where once there.. Read More

How do you like to receive your news?

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) always strives to improve the way it communicates with its customers. With that in mind, experts are looking at the different ways that BPUB communicates news to its customers. This is a very important issue because knowing about a planned outage or receiving word about a current situation can mean all the difference to BPUB customers. It’s that timely, accurate information that builds trust among customers and.. Read More

BPUB Backs STEAM Education Among All Ages

Education has always been an important part of the community mission of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB). This is especially true for activities involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). So, it should come as no surprise that BPUB is very active in performing outreach among local schools to spread interest about STEAM. BPUB’s educational outreach extends from the youngest students to the lifelong students (adults). The activities coordinated by BPUB.. Read More