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BPUB Reopens Drive-Thru Lanes

By bpub | April 27, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will reopen the drive-thru lanes at the BPUB Administration Building starting Wednesday, April 28. The drive-thru lanes will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Payment options Online – Go to BPUB’s website, www.brownsville-pub.com/, for easy online access. Phone – Dial 956-983-6121 and follow…

BPUB: ERCOT Cancels Request for Electrical Conservation

By bpub | April 14, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has called off the request that customers throughout Texas conserve electricity because there is once again ample generation on hand to meet the expected demand. ERCOT had issued an appeal for electrical conservation earlier Tuesday because a…

BPUB: ERCOT Requests Electrical Conservation

By bpub | April 14, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has requested that customers throughout Texas conserve electricity due to high generation outages and higher than expected demand. ERCOT says the state is currently in Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) 1 status, which occurs when reserves dip to…

BPUB Resumes Normal Billing Practices

By bpub | April 13, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) returned to normal billing practices on April 13. This means that the Feb. 15, 2021, suspension of service disconnections to electric, water and wastewater residential and commercial customers is no longer in effect. This change mirrors a similar decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Texas…

BPUB Not Increasing Rates, Helps Customers Understand Electric Bills

By bpub | March 11, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) wants to remind customers that there is no increase in the BPUB electric rates and charges in the March bills. As temperatures dipped, this made your heating equipment run longer and at maximum capacity – thereby using more electricity. Just a few days of extreme temperatures…

BPUB Keeps March Bills at Current Rates and Charges

By bpub | March 8, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board wants its customers to know that there are no changes to rates or other charges in the current March bills that are going out. BPUB continues to look into the high costs of natural gas and purchased power costs during the storm event to determine what, if…

BPUB Warns of Scam Reports in Winter Storm Aftermath

By bpub | February 22, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns customers of scam attempts related to the winter storm that hit Texas last week. Customers have reported individuals claiming to work for BPUB requesting access to customer yards or claiming to be there to change the meter. There have also been reports of scam calls…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

By bpub | February 21, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now, Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6:00 p.m. Update

By prcom | February 20, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now, Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 1:00 p.m. Update

By prcom | February 20, 2021 |

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…