Month: July 2015


By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

This week’s BPUB Update looks at the important job that ERCOT plays in maintaining Texas’ electrical grid and ensuring customers have enough electricity to meet their needs.

More Than 100 Customers to Experience Water Service Disruption

By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption starting Friday, July 31 at 11 p.m. until approximately 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 that will affect more than 100 customers in the area of Russell Drive, Lakeside Boulevard, West Washington Street, West Elizabeth Street, West St. Francis Street, West 13th Street, West 14th Street and Power Plant Drive.

BPUB Financials Given High Marks by S&P, Moody’s

By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

The financial outlook for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board looks good, according to recent ratings by Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.

BPUB-TV Comes to Administration Building

By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

For those people who come to the BPUB Administration Building, your wait just got a little bit easier. BPUB-TV has launched in the lobby for those people waiting to see a customer service representative or other employee. Shown on two televisions, BPUB-TV features many different types of videos and messages. Just watch for a few…

Army Corps of Engineers Visits BPUB

By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) were in Brownsville to visit with members of various BPUB departments to discuss the ongoing feasibility study at the Resaca Boulevard Resaca. The Resaca Maintenance Department has been hard at work since the project began. Dredging has been completed at the Cemetery Resaca and Dean Porter Park…

BPUB Asks Customers to Conserve Electricity

By bpub | July 30, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) asks its customers to conserve electricity today during peak demand hours between 3-7 p.m. This request is being made as part of a call to limit or reduce electrical use sent out by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). BPUB wants its customers to know this issue is…

Facts and Tips to Reduce Outdoor Water Use

By bpub | July 29, 2015 |

Summer’s rising temperatures often coincide with rising outdoor water use, primarily due to an increase in lawn and landscape watering. In most areas, the amount of water homeowners use to keep their lawns green or gardens lush spikes in the summer—two to four times as much water than they use the rest of the year!…

BPUB Ready for an Emergency

By bpub | July 24, 2015 |

You never know when an emergency might happen, and because of that, BPUB plans well in advance to be ready for just that kind of event.

Adjust Your Thermostat to Save Money

By bpub | July 22, 2015 |

Just look at a thermometer and one thing is quickly made clear: summer is definitely here. Temperatures are soaring, and that rise in the heat usually means a rise in electrical bills as well. There is a simple way to combat that, though.

BPUB Releases Drinking Water Quality Report

By bpub | July 22, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) released its annual Drinking Water Quality Report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report. It can be found online at the BPUB website, and it was also sent out to all customers as the June bill insert. People interested in reading more about BPUB’s water quality can also pick up a copy at the BPUB Administration Building