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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…

Shedding Light: Choosing the right bulb for your home

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

Remember years ago when you would go to the hardware store or grocery store to shop for light bulbs? Aside from a few size and watt differences, they all pretty much looked and functioned the same way. Those days are long gone. Go shopping for light bulbs today and you will be confronted with a…

Resaca Boulevard Resaca Ecosystem Restoration Gets Underway

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

Passersby might have noticed that the area along the Resaca Boulevard Resaca is starting to look a bit different. That area is undergoing an ecosystem restoration that began in August 2018. The work is being funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), with USACE covering 65…

Brownsville Passes New Cross Connection Ordinance

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

The Brownsville City Commission approved a new ordinance Dec. 4 that will help protect the city’s drinking water supply. The new ordinance requires backflow prevention devices to be installed and maintained to prevent contamination of drinking water. What is it? To understand the ordinance, it helps to understand the terminology. A cross-connection is a link…

Expert Spotlight: Susan M. Walker

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

Helping people has always been Susan Walker’s biggest interest. As BPUB’s Customer Service Manager, Walker is now an expert in customer relations, but it took 20 years of banking experience and three more as a business manager at a local physical therapy clinic to get there. BPUB serves over 40,000 Brownsville residents and works with…

Is a Smart Home a Smart Choice for Energy Efficiency?

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

“Smart” seems to have become a popular buzz word these days as more and more companies are attempting to dip their toes into the growing smart game. So what is a smart device? That can be tricky to define for some people since so many smart devices do such different things, but a smart device…

Winter tips for your home

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

Winter may have begun in December, but for those of us living in the southernmost tip of Texas, winter takes its time. If you haven’t prepared your home for the cold days ahead, now is a great time! Tip 1 – Tune up your heating system Consult a professional technician to inspect your heat pump…

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

By bpub | February 13, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 7 p.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers.

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

By bpub | February 2, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 p.m. until approximately 9 a.m. Sunday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers. Crews will be replacing water valves at South Price Road and Mackintosh Drive, at Lindale Drive and…

BPUB Announces US77/83 Lane Closures

By bpub | January 31, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of two northbound lanes on Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, from midnight to approximately 6 a.m. BPUB crews will temporarily close the two left northbound lanes of the expressway from Stillman Road to Merryman Road as BPUB personnel repair expressway lighting.