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BPUB to Resume Seeing Customers by Appointment Only

By bpub | July 28, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will reopen the Administration Building to customers by appointment only starting Monday, Aug. 1. Customers interested in scheduling appointments can visit www.brownsville-pub.com or call 956-983-6121 during work hours. Appointments will be available Monday through Friday; no unscheduled walk-ins will be accepted. Customers must have all required…

BPUB Lobby Closed Until Further Notice

By bpub | June 23, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) lobby in the Administration Building will be taking limited appointments Thursday, June 23 and will be temporarily closed starting Friday, June 24. After June 23, in-person appointments with Customer Service will not be accepted. Despite the customer service lobby being closed to customers, operations and service…

BPUB Announces Expressway Lane Closure

By bpub | June 7, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces temporary lane closures on U.S. Highway 77/83 between Alton Gloor Blvd and Highway 100 from 10:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9 to approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, June 10, as part of our ongoing effort to repair highway lights. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed,…

BPUB to Update Electric, Water and Wastewater Rates

By bpub | May 4, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will update all of its rates – electric, water and wastewater – after the Brownsville City Commission approved new rates at its May 3 meeting. On electric bills, customers will see an adjustment lowering the base rate approximately 22 percent. This adjustment will be phased over…

BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship Applications Now Open

By bpub | April 4, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) looks forward to awarding ten (10) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to graduating high school students through its Project SHARE Scholarship program. In recent years, BPUB partner Constellation Renewables Partners, LLC has assisted in funding these scholarships. Constellation runs the Sendero Wind Farm, of which…

BPUB Customers Could See Delay in Account Balance Updates

By bpub | March 25, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that customers will see a delay of 24-48 hours for payments made online or over the phone to be credited to their account. Online or telephone payments made over the weekend will be reflected on accounts that Monday. BPUB assures customers that all online and…

BPUB Announces Expressway Lane Closure

By bpub | March 18, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary lane closure on U.S. Highway 77/83 between Veterans International Bridge and Texas Highway 100 from 11 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 to approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 23 to repair highway lights. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed, but no on-ramps or off-ramps…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on North Illinois Road

By bpub | March 8, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of North Illinois Road between Benson Drive and Vermont Circle starting Tuesday, March 8 until approximately Monday, March 28 to repair an 8-inch sewer main at 1825 N. Illinois Ave. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed. All construction dates and…

BPUB Reports Data Security Incident

By bpub | March 8, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) reports that it recently discovered a data security incident that impacted its systems. Upon learning of the issue, BPUB took immediate steps to protect its environment and is now investigating the issue. BPUB is currently in consultation with outside cybersecurity and data privacy professionals. That investigation…

Strong Winds Cause Power Outages

By bpub | February 16, 2022 |

Brownsville, TX – Some Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers may be experiencing power interruptions today due to wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Temporary light outages may be related to tree branches and palm debris that have fallen and hit power lines. BPUB is aware of the disruptions and is addressing the situation.…