BPUB Rotating Outage Update – 2:35 p.m.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages due to ongoing, prolonged and widespread frigid weather occurring across the state.  BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly.

Areas with Power Restored

  • 2391 customers located on Laredo Rd; Ruben M Torres Blvd; La Feria Rd; McAllen Rd; Sugar Grove Ln; Heart Dr; Sorrento Dr; Darla Ln; Weslaco Rd and the surrounding areas
  • 2199 electric meters in the area of Old Port Isabel Rd, Boca Chica Blvd, McDavitt Blvd, Arthur St and Lincoln St and surrounding streets

Areas with Power Shed (No Power)

  • 1854 customers in the area of E 5th St; Old Alice Rd; Sunset; Aldridge: Boca Chica from Palm Blvd to McClelland: Calles Jacaranda, Retama, Cenizo; Barnard; Flamingo; Highland Dr and surrounding streets
  • 1381 customers in the area of E 12th to FJRM Ave & from E Monroe (Ridgely) to S Frontage and surrounding streets pertaining

The rotating outages will continue until ERCOT instructs BPUB to discontinue.

If a customer continues to experience a power outage after a report that power has been restored it may likely require further troubleshooting by BPUB Crews. The customer should report the power outage to BPUB.  We ask customers to remain patient while BPUB personnel further investigates the outage.

BPUB is asking consumers to curtail electric usage by taking following steps:

  • Turn down thermostats to 68-degrees.
  • Close shades and blinds to reduce the amount of heat lost through windows.
  • Turn off and unplug non-essential lights and appliances.
  • Avoid using large appliances (i.e., ovens, washing machines, etc.).
  • Wear warm, comfortable clothing

BPUB will keep providing information throughout the emergency. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation.

— 30 —

Leave a Comment