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Expert Spotlight: Armando Garcia

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

Our greatest influencers are those whose opinion we respect and listen to. For Armando Garcia, BPUB Water and Wastewater Operations & Construction Manager, listening to advice from his brother Alfredo began him on his career path.  “I had just graduated from high school in Houston.  My older brother heard about PUB and told me to…

Infrastructure Projects Update

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

As part of a new series, from time to time, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will shine the spotlight on some of its active infrastructure improvement projects. There are always many different projects going on at BPUB, so this list is not meant to be seen as complete. It will, however, provide some much…

How do you like to receive your news?

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) always strives to improve the way it communicates with its customers. With that in mind, experts are looking at the different ways that BPUB communicates news to its customers. This is a very important issue because knowing about a planned outage or receiving word about a current situation can…

BPUB Backs STEAM Education Among All Ages

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

Education has always been an important part of the community mission of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB). This is especially true for activities involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). So, it should come as no surprise that BPUB is very active in performing outreach among local schools to spread interest about STEAM.…

Time to apply for the BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

It’s that time again. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is once again looking to award 10 scholarships, each worth $1,000, to graduating high school seniors through its Project SHARE Scholarship program.

Winter Freeze Operations

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

Due to its geographic location and proximity to the equator, the Rio Grande Valley’s inhabitants – people, plants and animals – are not accustomed to frigid temperatures like the ones seen in December 2017 and January 2018. As a result, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was impacted by numerous factors due to a cold…

Water Valve Replacement Program to Cause Service Interruptions

By bpub | January 22, 2018 |

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – There will be three water service interruptions in Brownsville during the week of Jan. 22-28 as part of the water valve replacement program being conducted by the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB).

BPUB: Restorations Ongoing and Electricity Conservation Needed

By bpub | January 17, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) reports that crews are working to restore service to about 2,289 BPUB customers who are without electricity today.

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

By bpub | January 12, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 9 p.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers.

BPUB to Replace Electric Cables at Palm Gardens Subdivision

By bpub | January 12, 2018 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will be conducting repairs on underground electric lines throughout Palm Gardens Subdivision starting Monday, Jan. 15. The estimated completion date for this project is Feb. 9, but this could change depending on various factors, including weather.