Tree-canopied neighborhoods are cooler in the summer and the cold winter winds also are reduced from tree coverage. Trees ultimately help conserve energy and lower home energy costs.
The Outdoor Learning Garden at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville features an exhibit on BPUB’s Resaca Restoration Project. Learn all about the exhibit in this week’s BPUB Update.
While rolling blackouts are rare, they can affect a large number of people when they happen. In this week’s BPUB Update, we take a closer look at what rolling blackouts are and why they occur.
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.
Two Resaca Restoration Project tasks begin in November. The first, dredging of the Resaca Boulevard Resaca beginning Monday, November 9; the second, is the start of bank improvements at the Cemetery Resaca.
More than two years after the start of the Resaca Restoration Project, traces of trash and litter can be found at the Cemetery Resaca. In this week’s BPUB Update, BPUB asks the community for help in keeping Brownsville’s resacas clean.
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.
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.
This week’s BPUB Update looks at the important job that ERCOT plays in maintaining Texas’ electrical grid and ensuring customers have enough electricity to meet their needs.
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…