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BPUB Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

By evramirez | May 1, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has been recognized by the American Public Power Association (APPA) with the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® Diamond designation for its exceptional service and commitment to providing safe and reliable electric service to its customers. BPUB is now a four-time RP3 designation recipient — Platinum in 2014 and Diamond…

BPUB: Final Phase of Boca Chica Waterline Upgrade Project

By evramirez | April 25, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB: Final Phase of Boca Chica Waterline Upgrade Project

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) Boca Chica Waterline Upgrade Project is moving to the final phase of construction on the installation of a 16-inch waterline along the south side of Boca Chica Boulevard. The final tie-in of the new waterline to the existing line on Owens Road will take place from Monday, May 1…

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez Visits BPUB

By evramirez | April 6, 2023 | Comments Off on U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez Visits BPUB

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez visited the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) offices on Monday, April 3 to discuss the drought impacting the community and how his office could help. During the visit, Gonzalez met with BPUB General Manager & CEO Marilyn Gilbert and Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez to talk about the need for drought resiliency…

BPUB Announces Temporary Lane Closures on Expressway

By evramirez | March 23, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Temporary Lane Closures on Expressway

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is closing one lane on Highway 77 from Veterans International Bridge to Highway 100 starting at 11 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2023 to 5 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2023 to repair the lights on a portion of the expressway. Motorists will still have access to the expressway. Traffic will…

BPUB Continues Phase I Construction, Road Closure for 30th Street Waterline Upgrade Project

By evramirez | March 10, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Continues Phase I Construction, Road Closure for 30th Street Waterline Upgrade Project

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces the continuation of construction and a temporary road closure of Phase I on 30th Street from Lazy Acres to Jennifer Avenue starting Saturday, March 15 through Friday, March 31, 2023, to install a 16-inch waterline that will connect the newly constructed 2 million-gallon elevated storage tank on Southmost…

BPUB Pushes for Infrastructure Improvements During Washington, D.C. Trip

By evramirez | March 9, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Pushes for Infrastructure Improvements During Washington, D.C. Trip

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) sent four representatives to Washington, D.C., last week to push for more awareness about the infrastructure needs of BPUB and seek funding for major projects in BPUB’s service territory. The representatives included BPUB Vice Chair Joseph L. Hollmann, Ph.D., and General Manager & CEO Marilyn D. Gilbert. Gilbert and…

BPUB Announces Partial Lane Closure on Highway 77

By evramirez | March 9, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Partial Lane Closure on Highway 77

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is closing one lane on Highway 77 from Veterans International Bridge to Highway 100 from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023 to repair the lights on a portion of the expressway. Traffic will be limited to one lane until work is completed. All construction dates…

BPUB General Manager & CEO Joins TPPA Board

By evramirez | March 8, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB General Manager & CEO Joins TPPA Board

Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) General Manager & CEO Marilyn D. Gilbert recently joined the Texas Public Power Association (TPPA) as a board member. TPPA is a group that represents the interests of public power providers in Texas. TPPA provides a unified voice for members concerning state and national issues; advocate on legislative and regulatory…

BPUB Board Congratulates Staff on GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

By evramirez | March 7, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Board Congratulates Staff on GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Board of Directors of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) wants to congratulate the BPUB Finance Department on receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the current fiscal period that started on Oct. 1, 2022. This is the 16th consecutive year BPUB receives this…

BPUB Reminds Customers of Service Disconnections

By evramirez | March 6, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Reminds Customers of Service Disconnections

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has implemented several measures to ensure that the process of disconnections is handled in a safe and responsible manner as the resumption of service disconnections for customers who have overdue electric, water, and wastewater bills starts March 8. BPUB will only disconnect service during normal business hours, and BPUB…