Damaged Electrical Pole Causes Outage in Northwest Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – A car accident early Thursday morning broke an electrical pole at Military Highway and Alton Gloor Boulevard belonging to American Electric Power (AEP). The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has a line attached to that pole, which caused an outage that affected almost 3,000 BPUB customers. The car accident happened at 2:34 a.m. this morning. BPUB crews arrived at the scene around 3 a.m. and began to restore as many.. Read More

ERCOT Asks RGV Utilities to Shed Electrical Load

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a transmission emergency for the Rio Grande Valley. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) along with the other Rio Grande Valley utilities has been instructed to shed electric load.

Public Power Month Lights Up BPUB Facebook

The shares and likes came fast and furious in October as people shared and liked their favorite entries in the 2014 Public Power Month Poster Contest.

Beware of a Phone Scam

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board wants to make all of its customers aware of a phone scam that is affecting people all over the country.

About 100 customers in the BCC area will experience water service interruption for about 4 hours due to an emergency repair.