BPUB Helping to Educate the Community

As a municipally owned utility, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is committed to being an integral part of the community. BPUB seeks to be an integral part of the fabric of the city, staying involved in local activities and supporting community events. One of the things on which BPUB places a premium is education. This is reflected in many of the activities that it participates. Knowledge about the city’s resacas is essential.. Read More

Golf tournament drives funds for needy families, scholarships

Another year has passed for the Project SHARE Golf Tournament, and it’s another year in which the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was able to raise funds for Project SHARE, a program established to assist the community in paying their utility bill and to provide college scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Project SHARE, created in 1985, provides a helping hand to senior citizens on fixed incomes and low-income families in emergency situations.. Read More

Shining a Light on Solar Power

Shining a Light on Solar Power Renewable energy is something that many of our customers are starting to consider. Because big wind turbines are not the most practical of solutions for most homes and businesses, solar power will be the solution to which many people turn, but it’s a decision that must be made only after many factors are considered. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) does have a small number of customers.. Read More

Water in North Brownsville Safe to Drink

Following reports of cloudy water in areas in north Brownsville, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) performed tests and determined the water is safe for customers to drink and use. BPUB received reports of cloudy water on Wednesday night and sent personnel to perform tests and try to relieve the situation by flushing hydrants in the area. Test results on water samples taken from that area showed that the water is safe to.. Read More

BPUB Celebrates Fix a Leak Week

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is joining utilities across the United States in recognizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Fix a Leak Week from March 20-26.

BPUB Grants Help Expand Initiatives, Projects

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has a big job on its hand. Delivering electrical, water and wastewater service to a community like Brownsville requires a lot of work and a lot of money, but luckily, BPUB looks for additional ways to support itself outside of what’s collected through monthly bills. To supplement the funds that are brought in from billing, BPUB aggressively pursues grants that match the company’s needs. Because there are.. Read More

Understanding the Dangers of Business Waste

Residents probably don’t think too much about what goes down their drain, but it’s especially important for businesses to be aware of what goes into theirs. Introducing the wrong material into the wastewater system can cause major problems for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) and ultimately for the community as well. There are many ordinances and laws that regulate what a company can dispose of and how it can be done. Some.. Read More

BPUB Brownsville Country Club Electric Project

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has started work on another major infrastructure project in Brownsville. This one in the Brownsville Country Club (BCC) area will have a major impact on those customers’ electrical service reliability.