BPUB Resaca Education and Outreach Coordinator Joins BPUB

By bpub | November 19, 2014 |

BPUB has added a Resaca Education and Outreach Coordinator to its ranks thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sadot Azzua joins BPUB with a background in outreach. Her principal purpose at BPUB is to educate residents about the importance of the Resaca Restoration Project and keep them informed about all of…

BPUB Update – Week of Nov. 10, 2014

By bpub | November 12, 2014 |

The next venue for the Resaca Restoration Project requires some careful coordination and planning before it begins. See why it was necessary to use a crane operator in this week’s BPUB Update. Don’t forget to like us at for all the latest updates

Office Closed for Veterans Day

By bpub | November 7, 2014 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board Administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, November, 11 2014 in observance of Veterans Day. Payments may be made online or at the pay stations. For service calls or emergencies, call (956) 983-6300.

BPUB Taps Divers to Clean Out Resacas at Gladys Porter Zoo

By bpub | November 7, 2014 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has contracted with American Underwater Services (AUS) to use divers to clean out the resaca system at Gladys Porter Zoo as part of BPUB’s Resaca Restoration Project.

BPUB Update – Week of Nov 3, 2014

By bpub | November 3, 2014 |

With work winding down at the Dean Porter Park Resaca, this week’s BPUB Update looks at some of the benefits that the Resaca Restoration Project has done for the waterway.

Community Gets Inside Look at BPUB

By bpub | October 23, 2014 |

Some lucky members of the community received a tour of many BPUB facilities Oct. 17 as part of BPUB’s community tour program. This event is an opportunity for our customers to see firsthand what BPUB does on behalf of the community every day. Most people take for granted what it takes to get power in…

BPUB Awards First Check in GreenBusiness Program

By bpub | October 17, 2014 |

BPUB’s GreenBusiness program is officially underway. Just ask Trico Products. That company was the first business to receive a rebate for updating its facility to be more energy efficient. Trico was awarded a check for $14,289 for its efforts.

ERCOT Asks RGV Utilities to Shed Electrical Load

By bpub | October 8, 2014 |

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a transmission emergency for the Rio Grande Valley. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) along with the other Rio Grande Valley utilities has been instructed to shed electric load.

BPUB helps welcome SpaceX to Brownsville

By bpub | September 26, 2014 |

A ground-breaking ceremony for SpaceX was held the morning of Sept. 22, and it kicked off a series of events throughout the day in Brownsville.