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Section of Boca Chica Reopens After Line Repairs Completed

By bpub | August 19, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) completed repairs to a broken wastewater line earlier than expected and reopened a section of Boca Chica Boulevard that had to be closed Monday night.   All lanes of Boca Chica Boulevard between Resaca Drive and Coria Street closed Monday night after BPUB received reports of…

Understanding Your Drinking Water

By bpub | July 21, 2020 |

By now, all BPUB customers have received the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), also known as the Drinking Water Quality Report, with their monthly bill whether it be in their physical or digital mailbox. The CCR includes the most recent findings of community water sampling studies for the BPUB water treatment plants as well as for…

BPUB Operations Not Slowing Down Despite Pandemic

By bpub | July 21, 2020 |

Some customers might worry about BPUB operations during this time of uncertainty amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a provider of critical services, BPUB takes extra precautions to reduce the chances of this virus impacting daily operations. While the Administration Building might be closed to visitors and customers, there is still plenty of activity for…

4 BPUB Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

By bpub | July 17, 2020 |

WHAT: 4 additional BPUB employees tested positive for COVID-19. WHEN: Positive tests confirmed July 10-17. LAST DATE AT BPUB FACILITY: Dates range between May 5 and July 6 Several actions have already been taken as a precautionary measure, including: A deep cleaning of the employees’ work areas A deep cleaning of common areas Working with…

6 BPUB Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

By bpub | July 10, 2020 |

WHAT: 6 additional BPUB employees tested positive for COVID-19. WHEN: Positive tests confirmed July 4-10. LAST DATE AT BPUB FACILITY: Dates range between April 1 and July 7 Several actions have already been taken as a precautionary measure, including: · A deep cleaning of the employees’ work areas · A deep cleaning of common areas…

BPUB Recovers Funds Lost in Scam

By bpub | June 23, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that Wells-Fargo Bank, BPUB’s depository bank, received a check for $1,321,610.66 from Bank of America for deposit in BPUB’s account for funds caught up in a scam. This deposit means there will be no loss of BPUB funds because of the forged ACH directive received…

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 Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

By bpub | June 12, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) confirms that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was working remotely and was last in a BPUB facility on April 16. The positive result was confirmed Friday, June 12. Because of privacy laws, BPUB will not release specific details about the employee.…

BPUB Aid Targets Unemployed, Underemployed from COVID-19

By bpub | May 18, 2020 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is qualifying customers for its expanded Project SHARE program that provides utility assistance for residential customers hardest hit by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The SHARE program is available to any BPUB residential customer who can demonstrate at least one of the following requirements: Recent unemployment due…