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BPUB Update – Outdoor Learning Garden Ribbon Cutting

By bpub | December 10, 2015 |

Members of the community came out for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville to celebrate the opening of the Outdoor Learning Garden. This new feature at the museum includes an exhibit on the Resaca Restoration Project. Hear what people had to say about the city’s resacas and the exhibit in this week’s BPUB Update.

Resaca Restoration Exhibit Opens at Childrens Museum

By bpub | November 6, 2015 |

November 2015 marked the official opening of a special collaboration between the BPUB and the Children’s Museum of Brownsville. The BPUB believes in the investment in our community’s children and the city’s resacas and what they mean to future water reliability.

BPUB Update – Drinking Water Quality Report

By bpub | August 28, 2015 |

Every year, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board releases its annual Drinking Water Quality Report to let the community know more about the water that comes out of their tap. Learn more about the report in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Update – FM 511 Wastewater Project Meeting Preview

By bpub | August 21, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board is hard at work preparing to provide first-time access to the public sewer collection system for many homes in and around south Brownsville colonia areas. To let residents in the area know what to expect, BPUB is holding a public meeting Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Learn more about the meeting and the project in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Financials Given High Marks by S&P, Moody’s

By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

The financial outlook for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board looks good, according to recent ratings by Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.

Army Corps of Engineers Visits BPUB

By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) were in Brownsville to visit with members of various BPUB departments to discuss the ongoing feasibility study at the Resaca Boulevard Resaca. The Resaca Maintenance Department has been hard at work since the project began. Dredging has been completed at the Cemetery Resaca and Dean Porter Park…

Facts and Tips to Reduce Outdoor Water Use

By bpub | July 29, 2015 |

Summer’s rising temperatures often coincide with rising outdoor water use, primarily due to an increase in lawn and landscape watering. In most areas, the amount of water homeowners use to keep their lawns green or gardens lush spikes in the summer—two to four times as much water than they use the rest of the year!…

Water Conservation Tips: Use your meter as a leak detection tool

By bpub | June 22, 2015 |

Small leaks around your home can go undetected for years, and if left unnoticed, over time a small amount of wasted water starts adding up to a higher water bill. Find out how these simple steps can help you detect leaks.

Hurricane Preparedness

By bpub | June 1, 2015 |

The City of Brownsville’s goal is to provide these tips and online resources that you can use to be prepared in case Brownsville is faced with a hurricane. We hope that this will be useful to you.

BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

By bpub | May 19, 2015 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), in partnership with the Gladys Porter Zoo, recently launched its Junior Resaca Explorers program to educate Brownsville students about resacas and the wildlife that live in them.