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BPUB Prepares for Rain Event

By evramirez | June 18, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Prepares for Rain Event

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is proactively monitoring weather conditions and preparing its teams and infrastructure to maintain service reliability and respond swiftly to any impacts from an approaching storm. Weather forecasts indicate heavy rainfall expected in our service area beginning June 18. In preparation for this weather event, BPUB has taken the following…

BPUB Increases Rebate for High-Efficiency Toilets

By bpub | May 24, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Increases Rebate for High-Efficiency Toilets

BROWNSVILLE — The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is increasing its rebate offering to residential customers who purchase and install WaterSense® certified high-efficiency toilets from $50 to $100 starting May 24 through Aug. 31, 2024. The enhanced rebate aims to encourage more home owners to switch to water-efficient toilets, supporting community efforts in water conservation…

BPUB Announces Winners of Drawing Contest

By evramirez | May 17, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Winners of Drawing Contest

The winners of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s (BPUB) 2024 Conservation Superheroes Drawing Contest have been decided. This contest, aimed at promoting water and electrical conservation among students in grades 1-5, helped put the spotlight on the need for conservation as well as showcasing the talents of students in BPUB’s service territory. The contest, which…

BPUB Awards Scholarships to Local Graduating Seniors

By evramirez | May 15, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Awards Scholarships to Local Graduating Seniors

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) awarded 10 local high school seniors $2,000 scholarships through its Project SHARE Program for their upcoming studies at accredited higher education institutions this fall. The Project SHARE Program, initiated in 1985 to assist families with utility bills, has provided financial aid for students living in BPUB-serviced homes since 2005.…

Longtime SRWA Board Member Honored at Meeting

By bpub | April 10, 2024 | Comments Off on Longtime SRWA Board Member Honored at Meeting

BROWNSVILLE, TX – Outgoing Southmost Regional Water Authority (SRWA) board member Ralph Cowen was honored with a proclamation and a token of gratitude at the regular SRWA board Monday, April 8. SRWA is a conservation and reclamation district created in 1981 to develop water supply strategies for regional partners which resulted in the construction of…

BPUB Warns About Spike in Scam Calls

By bpub | April 3, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Warns About Spike in Scam Calls

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns customers of an increase in reports of scam calls. Scammers are using a series of telephone numbers to impersonate BPUB employees to contact and threaten to disconnect customers and to collect past due payments through third-party payment methods. In addition to voice calls, there have…

BPUB Announces Partial Road Closure on Roosevelt Street

By bpub | April 3, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Partial Road Closure on Roosevelt Street

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has scheduled a partial road closure on Roosevelt Street between East 17th Street and International Boulevard on Wednesday, April 3 to locate water main lines. BPUB crews will be working from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists are advised to plan their routes in advance and…

BPUB GM & CEO Named STEM Woman of the Year

By evramirez | April 2, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB GM & CEO Named STEM Woman of the Year

Marilyn D. Gilbert, General Manager & CEO of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), has been selected as the Amelia Earhart STEM Woman of the Year by the Zonta Club of Brownsville. The award identifies a woman who has made significant contributions in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). “I am humbled…

BPUB Announces Conservation Superheroes Drawing Contest

By evramirez | March 18, 2024 | Comments Off on BPUB Announces Conservation Superheroes Drawing Contest

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) invites students in grades 1-5 from schools within its service territory or residing in a home serviced by BPUB to participate in the Conservation Superheroes Drawing Contest for an opportunity to win a ninth generation Apple iPad. The contest, which runs March 18 to April 12, encourages students to…

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…