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18 BPUB Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

By bpub | July 2, 2020 |

WHAT: 18 additional BPUB employees tested positive for COVID-19. WHEN: Positive tests confirmed June 26-July 2. LAST DATE AT BPUB FACILITY: 17 employees between June 5-26 1 employee on March 17 Several actions have already been taken as a precautionary measure, including: A deep cleaning of the employees’ work areas A deep cleaning of common…

4 Additional BPUB Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

By bpub | June 18, 2020 |

WHAT: Four additional BPUB employees tested positive for COVID-19. LAST DATE AT BPUB FACILITY: One affected employee was working remotely and was last at a BPUB facility on March 24. The second employee was last at a BPUB facility June 5, and the third was last at a BPUB facility June 8. The fourth was…

Second BPUB Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

By bpub | June 16, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) confirms that an employee working at the BPUB Administration Building tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last in the workplace Thursday, June 11, and the positive result was confirmed Tuesday, June 16. This is the second BPUB employee to test positive for COVID-19. Because of…

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 Reopens Drive-Thru Lanes

By bpub | May 15, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will reopen the drive-thru lanes at the BPUB Administration Building starting Monday, May 18. The drive-thru lanes will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. BPUB performed a soft reopening of the drive-thru lanes from May 11-15, which saw traffic from customers. Other customer…

BPUB Confirms Authorities Investigating Payment Fraud

By bpub | May 11, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) confirms that authorities are investigating a scam involving the payment of approximately $1.3 million. BPUB received a request from Noble Construction, a vendor currently working on a project for BPUB, to change Noble’s bank account information. BPUB made a payment to the updated account after receiving…

BPUB Reminds Public to Avoid Flushing Wipes

By bpub | April 22, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – With people spending more time at home and the high use of disinfecting wipes, BPUB wants to remind customers to dispose of wipes and any toilet paper alternative properly. Wipes should never be flushed down the toilet. “Unfortunately, wipes rarely if ever are biodegradable in the sanitary sewer system,” BPUB Pretreatment Manager…

BPUB Recibe Reconocimiento Nacional Mas Alto Para Operaciones Eléctricas Confiables

By bpub | April 21, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) ha obtenido una designación de proveedor de energía pública confiable (RP3) ® de diamante de el American Public Power Association (APPA, por sus siglas en inglés) por proporcionar un servicio eléctrico confiable y seguro. La designación RP3 reconoce los servicios públicos de energía que demuestran competencia en…

BPUB Receives Highest National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations

By bpub | April 21, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX— The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has earned a diamond Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service. The RP3 designation recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Criteria include…

BPUB Finaliza Programa de Ayuda Para Clientes

By bpub | April 20, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) finalizó los detalles de su programa Project SHARE que se amplió para ayudar a los clientes residenciales más afectados por la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19). La pandemia de COVID-19 ha causado que muchas personas alrededor del mundo perdieran sus empleos o no puedan trabajar. Con tantas personas…