Project Updates

BPUB Update – Respiratory Fit Test

By bpub | July 15, 2015 |

This week’s BPUB Update takes a look at respirator fit testing, something that all workers who wear a tight fitting respirator must do on an annual basis. Don’t forget to like us at or for all the latest updates.

BPUB Update – Water Quality Specialist

By bpub | July 9, 2015 |

Thanks to an EPA grant, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board was able to add a water quality specialist to its Resaca Restoration Project team. Hear more about the job in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Update – Chimpanzees at Gladys Porter Zoo

By bpub | May 5, 2015 |

The Resaca Restoration Project has received a lot of support, but the chimpanzees at Gladys Porter Zoo aren’t big fans of the divers performing the work near their island. See the fuss in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Update – Rockefeller Foundation Visit

By bpub | April 21, 2015 |

During the Rockefeller Foundation’s trip to Brownsville, the group paid a visit to the Brownsville Public Utilities Board to learn about some of the major projects that BPUB has in development. Learn more about their visit in this week’s BPUB Update.

Improvements Coming to South Wastewater Treatment Plant

By bpub | March 19, 2015 |

Some important renovations will soon be coming to the South Wastewater Treatment Plant. The facility will soon be undergoing an installation of an odor control system. This action is moving forward on the heels of a similar endeavor that was performed at the Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant. These improvements are a good example of BPUB…

BPUB Update – Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant

By bpub | March 4, 2015 |

To meet growing demands, BPUB expanded the Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant, but it did a lot more than that. It also conquered the intermittent odor control issues there. Learn more about the improvements in this week’s BPUB Update. Don’t forget to like us at or for all the latest updates.

SRWA Expansion Nears Completion

By bpub | January 30, 2015 |

The Southmost Regional Water Authority (SRWA) desalination plant is getting closer to finishing a major expansion. This project should be complete in the early part of 2015.

Want to See Something Covered in a Future BPUB Update?

By bpub | January 21, 2015 |

The BPUB Update has expanded to include other issues, projects and personnel at the BPUB. Call Ryan Greenfeld to suggest a topic.

BPUB Educates Community About Resacas at Cyclobia

By bpub | January 13, 2015 |

The backdrop for part of the Cyclobia event held Dec. 14 was the Cemetery Resaca. The setting couldn’t be better for some outreach about the Resaca Restoration Project.

BPUB Update – Week of Jan. 12, 2015

By bpub | January 12, 2015 |

As the new year begins, some people might be considering a new air conditioning system. In this week’s BPUB Update, BPUB’s energy efficiency and conservation coordinator lets you know what to look for in a new AC and how to get some money back through BPUB’s GreenLiving rebate program. Don’t forget to like us at…