Month: October 2016

PUBCAP Provides Link to Community

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

The Public Utilities Board Consumer Advisory Panel (PUBCAP) serves a critical role for BPUB. It’s the opportunity to directly receive feedback from the community on a number of different projects and issues. It’s a way of holding BPUB accountable for its actions and helping shape the direction the company is headed. PUBCAP consists of 10…

Odor Control Added at South Wastewater Treatment Plant

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

Odor control measures previously installed at Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant have now been put in place at the South Wastewater Treatment Plant on East Avenue. This improvement is a great benefit to the residents who live in the area and opens up more possibilities for business growth. BPUB saw great success with this odor control…

BPUB Water and Wastewater Impact Fees

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

Growth in the city of Brownsville is booming.  Building for the future includes laying the groundwork for infrastructure.  Brownsville growth projections through 2020 show the city adding new residential, commercial and manufacturing to the northwest and southwest.  All this new city development will mean that more water and wastewater services are needed.  Since not all…

BPUB Expert Spotlight: Albert Gomez Jr.

By bpub | October 28, 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…

BPUB Outage Application Gets Upgrade

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

BPUB already had made it easier than ever to report outages or other service-related problems when it launched an outage reporting application on the BPUB website, but now that application has been made even better. An outage can be a major disruption in operations for any business or residence and can result in a long…

BPUB Employees Available for Presentations

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

Several members of different departments at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board are ready to come speak to your business, class or civic group. There are a range of topics that are available, and each one provides a different look at the important functions at BPUB. BPUB’s Pretreatment Department dedicates a lot of time toward performing…

Overnight Water Valve Work to Cause Service Interruptions

By bpub | October 20, 2016 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will conduct overnight valve replacement work on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, beginning at 10 p.m. and ending on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at approximately 6 a.m. Approximately 400 residents living in the Southmost area may experience a temporary water interruption.

BPUB Celebrates Public Power Month

By bpub | October 3, 2016 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is celebrating Public Power Month in October along with more than 2,000 other citizen-owned electric utilities.

BPUB Asks Customers to Conserve Electricity

By bpub | October 3, 2016 |

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 by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to limit or reduce electrical use to preserve the Rio Grande Valley energy grid.

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

By bpub | October 3, 2016 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 1 p.m. until approximately 6 p.m., as crews repair 8” and 6” water main lines. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers.