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Month: July 2016

BPUB Expert Spotlight: Eddie Campirano Jr.

By bpub | July 27, 2016 |

This is a new segment to introduce the BPUB professionals whose priority is to deliver high quality service to you every day. Since our customers are the primary reason we are here, we’d like to acquaint our readers with the people with the skills and passion that make BPUB one of the most respected and…

Community Tours Water Operations at BPUB

By bpub | July 27, 2016 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s twice-a-year community tour got a little bit of a change this year. The first community tour of 2016 focused entirely on the water side of BPUB’s operations. While past tours have combined the water and electrical, we thought a more focused approach to water would be a better learning experience…

Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?

By bpub | July 26, 2016 |

The use of wet wipes has grown considerably in recent years. You know the ones. There are baby wipes to use during diaper changes, anti-bacterial wipes for cleaning surfaces, ones for sanitizing your hands and those designed for personal use in the bathroom. While there are many different practical uses for all of these myriad…

Preparing Your Business for Hurricane Season

By bpub | July 26, 2016 |

Plan ahead to weather a storm Before a Storm Inspect and update all insurance information Stay informed on storm Determine evacuation plan when, where and how Back up data to servers or to memory devices Clean and prepare drainage systems and gutters Board up or shutter windows Update all emergency contacts During a Storm Monitor…

Cyclists Gather to Celebrate Belden Connect, Resaca Restoration

By bpub | July 26, 2016 |

The heat couldn’t keep people away from the Belden Connect & Resaca Restoration Celebration Ride on the morning of Saturday, June 25. Dr. Rose M.Z. Gowen, Commissioner At-Large B, served as master of ceremonies for the event that marked the completion of the extension to the Belden Trail, which runs from Palm Boulevard to Sixth…