Community Involvement

BPUB Reabrirá las Ventanillas de Autoservicio

By bpub | May 15, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) reabrirá los carriles de autoservicio localizados en el Edificio de Administración de BPUB a partir del lunes 18 de mayo. Los carriles de autoservicio estarán disponibles de lunes a viernes de 8 a.m. a 5 p.m. BPUB realizó una reapertura suave de los carriles de autoservicio del…

BPUB to Offer Free Tax Assistance to Residents

By bpub | February 4, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will offer free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services for low-to-moderate-income residents beginning Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the BPUB Administration Building lobby.

BPUB Project SHARE Scholarships Now Available

By bpub | December 3, 2019 |

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is looking forward to awarding ten (10) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to graduating high school seniors through its Project SHARE Scholarship program. BPUB understands the value of gaining a higher education. This is why BPUB wants to continue supporting members of the community as…

BPUB named 2019 Outstanding Community Partner by United Way

By bpub | July 23, 2019 |

In June, the United Way of Southern Cameron County came out to the BPUB Boardroom to present the Brownsville Public Utilities Board with a major honor: its 2019 Outstanding Community Partner award. The United Way singled BPUB out for two programs in particular. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax services to…

Spring Community Tour of BPUB’s Water Systems

By bpub | May 1, 2019 |

Water, H20, Agua, Eau, Wasser or whatever you choose to call it, this element is a source that we cannot live without. Have you ever wondered about how your drinking water is delivered to you? How that water is treated? Where it comes from? And where does your wastewater go? We have the answers to…

Resaca Boulevard Resaca Ecosystem Restoration Gets Underway

By bpub | March 6, 2019 |

Passersby might have noticed that the area along the Resaca Boulevard Resaca is starting to look a bit different. That area is undergoing an ecosystem restoration that began in August 2018. The work is being funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), with USACE covering 65…

BPUB Backs STEAM Education Among All Ages

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

Education has always been an important part of the community mission of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB). This is especially true for activities involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). So, it should come as no surprise that BPUB is very active in performing outreach among local schools to spread interest about STEAM.…

Time to apply for the BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship

By bpub | January 26, 2018 |

It’s that time again. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is once again looking to award 10 scholarships, each worth $1,000, to graduating high school seniors through its Project SHARE Scholarship program.

Public provides input on Resaca Restoration Project at meeting

By bpub | July 27, 2017 |

The Resaca Restoration Project began in 2013 with four sites, and BPUB succeeded in dredging each of those spots. Now with the cooperation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), BPUB is looking at what is coming next for the ambitious, long-term project. To help determine that, BPUB and the USACE held a meeting…

Water/Wastewater tour at BPUB draws in participants

By bpub | July 27, 2017 |

Water is so crucial to everyday life, yet so few people get the chance to see how that water is delivered. BPUB gave a busload of people the chance to observe how Brownsville’s drinking water is treated along with even more sights, sounds and smells. The event showcased the full water treatment process, starting from…