BPUB Update – Week of Jan. 5, 2015

Communication is critical to the success of the Resaca Restoration Project. Each team must know what the other team is doing in order to properly do their jobs. Learn how they do it in this week’s BPUB Update.

Overnight Water Valve Work to Cause Minor Interruptions

BPUB will conduct overnight valve maintenance work on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, beginning at 10 p.m. and ending on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at approximately 8 a.m. Residents living in the area west of North Expressway 77 from Stovall Road and spanning south to Rio Vista Avenue may experience a temporary water interruption.

BPUB Spreads Word About Resaca Restoration Project at Zoo

BPUB went to the Gladys Porter Zoo during the zoo’s Wild Tales event to help educate people about the Resaca Restoration Project. With divers now dredging at the zoo, there was an extra reason to spread the word. With a boat floating in the resaca and a man in the water, there was sure to be some questions about what was going on there.   But the zoo is a wonderful opportunity to.. Read More

Ground Breaking Held for Resaca Restoration Project Museum Exhibit

The Children’s Museum of Brownsville held a ground breaking Oct. 22 for a 3,000-square-foot outdoor expansion that will feature an exhibit about BPUB’s Resaca Restoration Project. BPUB’s contribution to this project is an exhibit that will teach children about the dewatering system used in the Resaca Restoration Project. The way it works is that a dredger, essentially a specialized boat, is used to break up and remove built up sediment and debris. This.. Read More

BPUB Update – Week of Nov. 24, 2014

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board needed to come up with a new solution for dredging the resaca system at Gladys Porter Zoo. This week’s BPUB Update looks at the new tactic being used: diver-guided dredging

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board Administrative Offices will be CLOSED Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Payments may be made online or at various pay stations around town. For service outages call (956) 983-6300.


Las oficinas administrativas del Brownsville Public Utilities Board estarán CERRADAS el jueves, 27 de noviembre y el viernes, 28 de noviembre del 2014 para conmemorar el Día de Acción de Gracias. Se podrán hacer pagos a través del internet o en varias estaciones de pago en la ciudad. Para llamadas de servicio, llame al (956) 983-6300.