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Damaged Electrical Pole Causes Outage in Northwest Brownsville

By bpub | October 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Damaged Electrical Pole Causes Outage in Northwest Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – A car accident early Thursday morning broke an electrical pole at Military Highway and Alton Gloor Boulevard belonging to American Electric Power (AEP). The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has a line attached to that pole, which caused an outage that affected almost 3,000 BPUB customers. The car accident happened at 2:34…

ERCOT Asks RGV Utilities to Shed Electrical Load

By bpub | October 8, 2014 |

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a transmission emergency for the Rio Grande Valley. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) along with the other Rio Grande Valley utilities has been instructed to shed electric load.

Public Power Month Lights Up BPUB Facebook

By bpub | October 8, 2014 |

The shares and likes came fast and furious in October as people shared and liked their favorite entries in the 2014 Public Power Month Poster Contest.

Report Outages From the Palm of Your Hand

By bpub | October 8, 2014 | Comments Off on Report Outages From the Palm of Your Hand

BPUB has made it easier than ever to report outages or other service-related problems with the launch of an outage reporting application on the BPUB website.

BPUB to Conduct Electrical Work in Brownsville Country Club

By bpub | October 7, 2014 | Comments Off on BPUB to Conduct Electrical Work in Brownsville Country Club

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical crews will be completing work in the Brownsville Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. until approximately 10 a.m.

BPUB: Water Main Break Causes Water Service Disruption

By bpub | October 3, 2014 | Comments Off on BPUB: Water Main Break Causes Water Service Disruption

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Approximately 750 Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers, in the areas of Coffeeport Road and Jaime Zapata Avenue, are without water this morning as crews isolate a six-inch water main break.

Beware of a Phone Scam

By bpub | September 30, 2014 | Comments Off on Beware of a Phone Scam

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board wants to make all of its customers aware of a phone scam that is affecting people all over the country.

BPUB helps welcome SpaceX to Brownsville

By bpub | September 26, 2014 |

A ground-breaking ceremony for SpaceX was held the morning of Sept. 22, and it kicked off a series of events throughout the day in Brownsville.

Brownsville Public Utilities Board Resaca Restoration PSA

By bpub | September 26, 2014 | Comments Off on Brownsville Public Utilities Board Resaca Restoration PSA

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is officially under way after a project launch ceremony March 22, 2013 at Brownsville’s historic Old City Cemetery.

BCC Customer Experience Water Interruption

By bpub | September 25, 2014 | Comments Off on BCC Customer Experience Water Interruption

About 100 customers in the BCC area will experience water service interruption for about 4 hours due to an emergency repair.