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Month: May 2019

Expert Spotlight: Nora Cavazos

By bpub | May 1, 2019 |

A 32-year career at BPUB earned Nora C. Cavazos some of the greatest learning experiences: respect, honesty, openness and humility. Cavazos is currently one of BPUB’s longest-tenured employees, and she takes pride in sharing how years of experiences have placed her where she stands today. Cavazos began her career at BPUB in 1987. After a…

Resaca Restoration Project Moving Forward

By bpub | May 1, 2019 |

With more funds and continued support from residents, BPUB is moving forward with its resaca restoration efforts through its collaboration with the city of Brownsville and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Almost a year and a half ago, BPUB received an overwhelming amount of support from residents for a grant that would fund resaca…

Trade a Tree for Better Reliability

By bpub | May 1, 2019 |

Homeowners love their trees. They provide shade in the summer, protection from harsh winter winds and even help lower electricity bills down by keeping the house cooler. They also can cause a major power outage if they’re located in a bad spot. One of the biggest causes of electrical outages isn’t cars crashing into poles…

Spring Community Tour of BPUB’s Water Systems

By bpub | May 1, 2019 |

Water, H20, Agua, Eau, Wasser or whatever you choose to call it, this element is a source that we cannot live without. Have you ever wondered about how your drinking water is delivered to you? How that water is treated? Where it comes from? And where does your wastewater go? We have the answers to…