BPUB Update – Rockefeller Foundation Visit

By bpub | April 21, 2015 |

During the Rockefeller Foundation’s trip to Brownsville, the group paid a visit to the Brownsville Public Utilities Board to learn about some of the major projects that BPUB has in development. Learn more about their visit in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Employee Injured During Work

By bpub | April 14, 2015 |

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – An employee with the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was injured during work Friday evening. BPUB received a call Friday reporting half lights at an apartment complex and sent an electrical team to the location. During this visit, an employee suffered burns while troubleshooting the electrical system. The employee was taken to…

BPUB Teaches Community About Health

By bpub | March 26, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board took some time off from talking about electrical and water conservation to discuss ways to conserve your health. Learn about the annual BPUB Connects to Wellness event in this week’s BPUB Update.

Improvements Coming to South Wastewater Treatment Plant

By bpub | March 19, 2015 |

Some important renovations will soon be coming to the South Wastewater Treatment Plant. The facility will soon be undergoing an installation of an odor control system. This action is moving forward on the heels of a similar endeavor that was performed at the Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant. These improvements are a good example of BPUB…

BPUB Has a Very Busy Charro Days

By bpub | March 17, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is always a very active participant in the annual Charro Days festivities, but this year was a particularly busy one.
The festivities at BPUB started Feb. 24 with the arrival of students from Russell Elementary. They performed the “Baile de Viejitos” in the lobby of the Administration Building. Employees crowded around to watch the dance as did customers lucky enough to be ther

Simple Steps to Big Water Savings

By bpub | March 16, 2015 |

The average American household wastes more than 10,000 gallons each year from easy-to-fix water leaks. That’s the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry. If that doesn’t seem like a lot, consider that across the country, easy-to-fix household leaks can add up to more than 1 trillion gallons of water lost every year.

BPUB Update – Free Income Tax Assistance

By bpub | March 13, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is always looking for ways to give back to the community, and one of the ways it does so is through participation in a United Way program that offers free income tax assistance. Learn more about it in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Update – Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant

By bpub | March 4, 2015 |

To meet growing demands, BPUB expanded the Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant, but it did a lot more than that. It also conquered the intermittent odor control issues there. Learn more about the improvements in this week’s BPUB Update. Don’t forget to like us at or for all the latest updates.

BPUB Update How to Detect a Toilet Leak

By bpub | February 10, 2015 |

The toilet is one of the most used things in any household, and a leaky one can be responsible for hundreds of gallons of wasted water. In this week’s BPUB Update, we show you just how easy it is to detect a leak in your toilet at home.

Notice of Water Service Interruption

By bpub | February 4, 2015 |

Service Interrupted: ☒ Water
Date of Interruption: Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time of Interruption: 12:30 a.m. to approximately 6 a.m.
Reason for Interruption: Tie-in of a new 8-inch water line on Jose Marti Boulevard
Number affected: Approximately 1,000 customers in the area of Ruben M. Torres Boulevard and San Marcelo Boulevard. This includes two apartment complexes and many commercial properties. BPUB regrets any inconvenience caused by this service interruption. Please call (956) 983-6300 for more information. Thank you for your patience.