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BPUB Announces Expressway Lane Closure

By bpub | June 7, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces temporary lane closures on U.S. Highway 77/83 between Alton Gloor Blvd and Highway 100 from 10:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9 to approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, June 10, as part of our ongoing effort to repair highway lights. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed,…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure

By evramirez | June 2, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of East 12th Street from Grant Street to Hayes Street starting today, Thursday, June 2 until approximately Thursday, June 23, 2022 to repair a 6-inch sewer main line buried in the middle of the street. Traffic will be detoured until work is…

BPUB Announces Expressway Lane Closure

By evramirez | May 11, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces temporary lane closures on U.S. Highway 77/83 between Alton Gloor and Texas Highway 100 from 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 to approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, May 13 to repair highway lights. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed, but no on-ramps or off-ramps are expected to be…

BPUB Announces Road Closure on Shidler Drive

By evramirez | May 9, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of Shidler Drive from Lindale Drive to Rockwell Drive starting Tuesday, May 10 until approximately Tuesday, May 31, 2022 to repair a 12-inch sewer main line buried in the middle of the street. Traffic will be detoured until work is…

BPUB to Update Electric, Water and Wastewater Rates

By bpub | May 4, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will update all of its rates – electric, water and wastewater – after the Brownsville City Commission approved new rates at its May 3 meeting. On electric bills, customers will see an adjustment lowering the base rate approximately 22 percent. This adjustment will be phased over…

BPUB Kicks Off Drinking Water Month in May

By evramirez | April 29, 2022 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) kicks off Drinking Water Week (May 1-7) by showcasing the different ways tap water is “There When You Need It” throughout the month. Drinking Water Week is usually celebrated only the first week of May by many utilities, but BPUB extends the celebration all month in order to provide…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Rancho Viejo Avenue

By evramirez | April 27, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of Rancho Viejo Avenue from Olivia Avenue to Juanita Avenue starting Wednesday, April 27 until approximately Wednesday, May 11, 2022 to repair an 8-inch sewer main line buried in the middle of the street. Traffic will be detoured until work…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Media Luna Road

By evramirez | April 5, 2022 |

 BROWNSVILLE – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of a section of Media Luna Road from Primrose Lane to Old Alice Road starting Tuesday, April 5 until approximately Monday, April 25 to repair a 10-inch water main line buried in the middle of the street. Traffic will be detoured until work…

BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship Applications Now Open

By bpub | April 4, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) looks forward to awarding ten (10) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to graduating high school students through its Project SHARE Scholarship program. In recent years, BPUB partner Constellation Renewables Partners, LLC has assisted in funding these scholarships. Constellation runs the Sendero Wind Farm, of which…

BPUB Customers Could See Delay in Account Balance Updates

By bpub | March 25, 2022 |

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that customers will see a delay of 24-48 hours for payments made online or over the phone to be credited to their account. Online or telephone payments made over the weekend will be reflected on accounts that Monday. BPUB assures customers that all online and…