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BPUB Announces Temporary Lane Closure; Initiates Boca Chica Waterline Upgrade Project

By evramirez | November 21, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary lane closure on Boca Chica Boulevard from International Boulevard to Owens Road starting today, Nov. 21, through April 2023 to install a 16-inch waterline for a future waterline loop to BPUB’s new 2-million-gallon Elevated Storage Tank currently under construction at the intersection of Southmost Boulevard and…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Old Highway 77

By evramirez | October 19, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a small section of Old Highway 77 behind AT&T and McDonald’s starting today to Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, to repair a main sewage line. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed. All construction dates and times are approximate, and the end date and…

BPUB Extends Road Closure on Rentfro Boulevard

By evramirez | October 10, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces the extension of a temporary closure of a section of Rentfro Boulevard between Clover Drive and Scott Street. The original closure was originally scheduled to end Friday, Oct. 7 but has now been extended another two weeks and is now scheduled to be complete Oct. 21. This closure…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Rentfro Boulevard

By evramirez | October 4, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of Rentfro Boulevard between Clover Drive and Scott Street for about four days, starting today to Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 to repair a main sewage line. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed. All construction dates and times are approximate, and…

BPUB Observes Public Power Month

By evramirez | October 3, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is extending Public Power Week (Oct. 2-8) through the entire month of October by hosting an electrical community tour for residents, highlighting the benefits of public power and continuing outreach and education to customers about electrical rates and energy efficiency. “Families in Brownsville and across the country have been…

BPUB Warns Customers About Scam Calls

By evramirez | July 14, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns customers of continued reports of scam calls. Scammers are spoofing BPUB numbers and threatening to disconnect customers and other residents to collect past due payments through third-party payment methods. Over the last couple of weeks, BPUB’s Call Center has received hundreds of reports from customers and other residents…

BPUB Asks Customers to Conserve Energy

By evramirez | July 13, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) starting today between 2-9 p.m. due to high demand throughout Texas because of sustained heat. ERCOT advised BPUB on Monday that the heat wave that settled on Texas and much of the United States…

BPUB asks Customers to Conserve Energy

By evramirez | July 11, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) starting today between 2-8 p.m. due to high demand throughout Texas because of sustained heat. ERCOT advised BPUB on Monday that the heat wave that settled on Texas and much of the United States…

BPUB Offers Assistance Programs to Customers

By evramirez | June 27, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) offers several payment options and assistance programs to help customers who may be facing difficulties paying their bills. BPUB, in partnership with Community Action Corporation of South Texas (CACOST) and Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley (CCRGV) has matched many customers with these assistance programs for several years…

BPUB Lobby Remains Closed Due to Staff Shortages

By evramirez | June 24, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) Administration Building lobby remains closed to customers due to staff shortages in the Customer Service Department. We continue assessing the situation and working to bring staff levels back to normal. Customer Service will not accept in-person appointments until further notice. Customers may continue to conduct business with BPUB through…