Month: July 2015

It’s a Can, but Not for Trash

By bpub | July 22, 2015 |

“Disposable” doesn’t always mean flushable. Flushing wipes and paper towels can cause blockages in the sewer system and can cause sewage backups into your home, businesses and local waterways. Flushing items labeled “disposable” or “flushable” can cause big problems. They get stuck in the sewer pipes which can cause sewer overflows that can cause harm to your family, health,…

BPUB Update – Respiratory Fit Test

By bpub | July 15, 2015 |

This week’s BPUB Update takes a look at respirator fit testing, something that all workers who wear a tight fitting respirator must do on an annual basis. Don’t forget to like us at or for all the latest updates.

BPUB Invites Community to Learn More About Their Drinking Water

By bpub | July 14, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will hold an open meeting at the Board Room at the BPUB Administration Building on Wednesday, July 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to explain the Drinking Water Quality Report and discuss the city’s drinking water.

BPUB Update – Water Quality Specialist

By bpub | July 9, 2015 |

Thanks to an EPA grant, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board was able to add a water quality specialist to its Resaca Restoration Project team. Hear more about the job in this week’s BPUB Update.

9 Tips to Lower Your Utility Bill

By bpub | July 9, 2015 |

Energy Conservation You have the power to save money and energy right in your own home. Increasing energy efficiency is like adding another clean energy source to our electric power grid. Water Conservation We need to save water every way we can. You can reduce your water consumption by taking just a few simple steps.…