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BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Elizabeth Street

By evramirez | October 18, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Elizabeth Street

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary lane closure on the left lane of south-bound East Elizabeth Street between 11th Street and 12th Street to install a fire line Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, from 6 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed. BPUB crews estimate…

BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Paredes Line Road

By evramirez | October 17, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Paredes Line Road

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of the far-right lane on northbound Paredes Line Road from Alton Gloor Boulevard to Tony’s Road to excavate a sewer force main at 5500 Paredes Line Road on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed. All construction…

BPUB Observes Public Power Month

By evramirez | October 4, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Observes Public Power Month

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is extending Public Power Week (Oct. 1-7) through the entire month of October by hosting an electrical community tour for customers, highlighting the benefits of public power and continuing outreach and education to customers about electrical rates and energy efficiency. “Our commitment to Public Power Week reflects our belief…

Notice of a Potential Quorum

By evramirez | September 29, 2023 | Comments Off on Notice of a Potential Quorum

Notice is hereby given that a possible quorum of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) of Directors will be in attendance at a meeting of the BPUB and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District to discuss the Brownsville Resaca Restoration Project. The meeting will take place at the BPUB Annex Building-Directors…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Morrison Road

By evramirez | September 20, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Morrison Road

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is announcing a road closure on Morrison Road between Robindale Road and North Central Avenue. Both eastbound and westbound lanes on Morrison Road will be temporarily closed as BPUB crews repair a sewer force main that was struck by a fiber installation contractor. The closure is expected to last…

BPUB: Stage 2 Water Restrictions Initiated

By bpub | September 18, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB: Stage 2 Water Restrictions Initiated

BROWNSVILLE, TX – Due to dropping water reservoir levels, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) in collaboration with the city of Brownsville will implement water restrictions under Stage 2 of the Drought Contingency Plan effective Sept. 18, 2023. Stage 2 is implemented based on different triggers. One of the key triggers is when water levels…

BPUB Announces Emergency Closure on Robindale Road

By bpub | September 8, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Emergency Closure on Robindale Road

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is announcing a section of Robindale Road from Old Port Isabel Road to Ruben M. Torres Boulevard will be closed for approximately six hours as crews make an emergency water repair. Both northbound and southbound lanes of Robindale Road between Old Port Isabel Road and Ruben M. Torres Boulevard…

BPUB Asks for Electrical Conservation

By evramirez | September 7, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Asks for Electrical Conservation

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) today between 5-9 p.m. because of high demand throughout Texas due to continued high temperatures as well as forecasted low wind and declining solar power generation. ERCOT, the organization responsible for ensuring the secure…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

By evramirez | August 30, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) starting today between 6-9 p.m. due to high demand throughout Texas due to a high level of unexpected thermal generation outages and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT is a pivotal organization responsible for ensuring…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

By evramirez | August 29, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) starting today between 5-9 p.m. due to high demand throughout Texas due to a high level of unexpected thermal generation outages and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT advised BPUB that it is not experiencing…