Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, May 1, from 9 p.m. until about 6 a.m. Wednesday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers. Crews will be replacing two 4-inch water valves, one 6-inch water valve and one 8-inch water valve at East University Boulevard and Impala Drive and East 30th Street and Calle Milpa Verde… Read More

Expert Spotlight: David Flores

The restorative power of work fueled by job satisfaction is something that Brownsville Public Utilities Board Auto/Heavy Duty Equipment Technician David Flores hopes that he has imparted to his 20-year-old daughter, Jennifer.  His restoration project Mustang coupes have become a testament that.  Weekends invested fixing and restoring will pay off when he is able to make his daughter’s childhood request a reality.  “When she was little, she would always ask me for a.. Read More

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

If there’s one thing that the 2017 hurricane season taught everyone, it’s the need to be prepared. It was a busy season last year. Brownsville just narrowly missed getting hit by a hurricane while other areas in the United States got hit more than once. You just can’t predict if a hurricane will be added your way this year. As a result, make sure that you’re ready. Here are some tips to make sure that you are.

Dangers of Meter Tampering

You might be surprised at the number of different departments at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB). One of those departments is critical to ensuring the safe, responsible use of BPUB services and to recovering revenue losses as a result of unauthorized use. The Revenue Recovery Department keeps a close eye on BPUB accounts to make sure that the community’s investment is being protected.

Consumer Confidence Report Comes Out in May

Do you know about your water? Have you ever wanted to know? Anyone interested in seeing a thorough snapshot of the quality of Brownsville’s water and the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) need only wait for the release of the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), also known as the Drinking Water Quality Report.

BPUB to Hold Water Tour

Ever wanted to get a peek behind the curtain at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB)? You’ll have your chance Thursday, May 17 when BPUB holds one of its semiannual community tours.

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