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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…

BPUB Warns About Spike in Scam Calls

By evramirez | June 24, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns customers of a recent increase in 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 few days, BPUB’s Call Center received roughly 500 calls from customers and other residents across…

BPUB Lobby Closed Until Further Notice

By bpub | June 23, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) lobby in the Administration Building will be taking limited appointments Thursday, June 23 and will be temporarily closed starting Friday, June 24. After June 23, in-person appointments with Customer Service will not be accepted. Despite the customer service lobby being closed to customers, operations and service…

BPUB Awards 10 Scholarships to Local Graduating Seniors

By evramirez | June 14, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) awarded 10 scholarships, each worth $1,000, through its Project SHARE Program to local graduating high school students attending an accredited university this fall. The funds for these scholarships come from Project SHARE, a program created in 1985 to assist families in paying their utility bills. BPUB began a scholarship…

BPUB Announces Auction

By evramirez | June 8, 2022 |

BPUB will have its Auction on June 25, 2022. Viewing of the items will begin at 8:00 AM and the auction will begin at 10:00 AM. The location is on Robert Vargas Drive. The auction will be held in person and online. The auctioneer is Galindo Auction Services; website: galindoauctions.com.

BPUB Announces Expressway Lane Closure

By bpub | June 7, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces temporary lane closures on U.S. Highway 77/83 between Alton Gloor Blvd and Highway 100 from 10:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9 to approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, June 10, as part of our ongoing effort to repair highway lights. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed,…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure

By evramirez | June 2, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of East 12th Street from Grant Street to Hayes Street starting today, Thursday, June 2 until approximately Thursday, June 23, 2022 to repair a 6-inch sewer main line buried in the middle of the street. Traffic will be detoured until work is…

BPUB Announces Expressway Lane Closure

By evramirez | May 11, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces temporary lane closures on U.S. Highway 77/83 between Alton Gloor and Texas Highway 100 from 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 to approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, May 13 to repair highway lights. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed, but no on-ramps or off-ramps are expected to be…