Project Updates

BPUB Update – Tree Trimming

By bpub | December 30, 2015 |

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.

BPUB Update – Resaca Exhibit at Children’s Museum of Brownsville

By bpub | December 14, 2015 |

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.

BPUB Update – Rolling Blackouts Explained

By bpub | November 12, 2015 |

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.

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.

Work to Begin at Resaca Boulevard Resaca, Old City Cemetery

By bpub | October 28, 2015 |

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.

BPUB Update – Keep Our Resacas Clean

By bpub | September 11, 2015 |

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.

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.


By bpub | July 31, 2015 |

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.

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…