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BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship Opens Feb. 5

By evramirez | February 5, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship Opens Feb. 5

The application period for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s (BPUB) annual Project SHARE Scholarship will start Monday, Feb. 5. Ten (10) qualifying students will each receive a $2,000 scholarship in their pursuits of higher education. This year, BPUB increased the Project SHARE Scholarships from $1,000 each to $2,000 to better assist students. This scholarship can…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

By bpub | January 15, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Tuesday, Jan. 16 between 7-9 a.m. due to continued freezing temperatures, very high demand throughout Texas and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT advised BPUB that it is not experiencing emergency conditions.…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

By evramirez | January 15, 2024 | 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) Monday, Jan. 15 between 6-10 a.m. due to continued freezing temperatures, very high demand throughout Texas and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT advised BPUB that it is not experiencing emergency conditions. This call for…

BPUB Board Member Joins APPA’s Policy Makers Council

By evramirez | January 12, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Board Member Joins APPA’s Policy Makers Council

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces the appointment of Daisy Zamora, Ph.D., Board of Directors Secretary/Treasurer, to a three-year term to the American Public Power Association (APPA) Policy Makers Council (PMC) elected by the APPA Board of Directors. Zamora will be the only representative from Rio Grande Valley of the elected officials who serve…

BPUB Prepares for Extreme Cold Weather Event

By evramirez | January 12, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Prepares for Extreme Cold Weather Event

As a strong cold front is forecast to hit the Rio Grande Valley late Monday, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is preparing in anticipation of the demands this weather could have on the city’s infrastructure. Some of the preparations that BPUB crews are conducting include: Ensuring all vehicles and equipment are fueled and/or charged…

BPUB Reschedules Road Closure for Cannery Public Market Project

By evramirez | January 5, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Reschedules Road Closure for Cannery Public Market Project

Due to weather conditions, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) rescheduled last month’s temporary road closure on Ringgold Street from Sixth Street to Seventh Street to Monday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. BPUB will install an 8-inch diameter sanitary sewer line to connect the City of Brownsville’s Cannery Public Market (CPM) building to…

BPUB Announces Road Closure for Cannery Public Market Project

By evramirez | December 11, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Road Closure for Cannery Public Market Project

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary road closure on Ringgold Street from Sixth Street to Seventh Street from Monday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 31 for the installation of an 8-inch diameter sanitary sewer line to connect the City of Brownsville’s Cannery Public Market (CPM) building to the main wastewater collection system…

BPUB to Host In-Person Community Partnership Seminar on Project SHARE Program

By evramirez | December 7, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB to Host In-Person Community Partnership Seminar on Project SHARE Program

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is hosting a second Community Partnership Seminar focusing on the BPUB Project SHARE Program, which is dedicated to assisting low-income households within the community. The seminar will be hosted by BPUB Billing Manager Joe Amaya and is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8, at the BPUB Administration Building. This exclusive…

BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Charmaine Lane

By bpub | October 25, 2023 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Charmaine Lane

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of the southbound lane on Charmaine Lane from East Morrison Road to Wild Bird Lane to install a water tap located at 3250 Charmaine Lane on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Traffic will be consolidated to one lane until work is completed. Personnel…

BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Paredes Line Road

By evramirez | October 24, 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 southbound Paredes Line Road from Sleepy Hollow Road to East Alton Gloor Boulevard to excavate a water main on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Traffic will be consolidated to one lane until work is completed. All construction dates…