BPUB Announces Conservation Superheroes Drawing Contest

March 18, 2024

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) invites students in grades 1-5 from schools within its service territory or residing in a home serviced by BPUB to participate in the Conservation Superheroes Drawing Contest for an opportunity to win a ninth generation Apple iPad. The contest, which runs March 18 to April 12, encourages students to…

BPUB Announces Partial Road Closure on Hayes Street

March 11, 2024

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has scheduled a partial road closure on Hayes Street between East 17th Street and International Boulevard Tuesday, March 12 through Friday, March 15 to reroute a 6-inch water main line and relocate a fire hydrant. BPUB crews will be working daily from 9 a.m. to 10…

BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship Opens Feb. 5

February 5, 2024

The application period for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s (BPUB) annual Project SHARE Scholarship will start Monday, Feb. 5. Ten (10) qualifying students will each receive a $2,000 scholarship in their pursuits of higher education. This year, BPUB increased the Project SHARE Scholarships from $1,000 each to $2,000 to better assist students. This scholarship can…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

January 15, 2024

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Tuesday, Jan. 16 between 7-9 a.m. due to continued freezing temperatures, very high demand throughout Texas and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT advised BPUB that it is not experiencing emergency conditions.…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

January 14, 2024

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Monday, Jan. 15 between 6-10 a.m. due to continued freezing temperatures, very high demand throughout Texas and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT advised BPUB that it is not experiencing emergency conditions. This call for…

BPUB Board Member Joins APPA’s Policy Makers Council

January 12, 2024

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces the appointment of Daisy Zamora, Ph.D., Board of Directors Secretary/Treasurer, to a three-year term to the American Public Power Association (APPA) Policy Makers Council (PMC) elected by the APPA Board of Directors. Zamora will be the only representative from Rio Grande Valley of the elected officials who serve…

BPUB Prepares for Extreme Cold Weather Event

January 12, 2024

As a strong cold front is forecast to hit the Rio Grande Valley late Monday, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is preparing in anticipation of the demands this weather could have on the city’s infrastructure. Some of the preparations that BPUB crews are conducting include: Ensuring all vehicles and equipment are fueled and/or charged…

BPUB Reschedules Road Closure for Cannery Public Market Project

January 5, 2024

Due to weather conditions, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) rescheduled last month’s temporary road closure on Ringgold Street from Sixth Street to Seventh Street to Monday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. BPUB will install an 8-inch diameter sanitary sewer line to connect the City of Brownsville’s Cannery Public Market (CPM) building to…

BPUB Announces Road Closure for Cannery Public Market Project

December 11, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary road closure on Ringgold Street from Sixth Street to Seventh Street from Monday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 31 for the installation of an 8-inch diameter sanitary sewer line to connect the City of Brownsville’s Cannery Public Market (CPM) building to the main wastewater collection system…

BPUB to Host In-Person Community Partnership Seminar on Project SHARE Program

December 7, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is hosting a second Community Partnership Seminar focusing on the BPUB Project SHARE Program, which is dedicated to assisting low-income households within the community. The seminar will be hosted by BPUB Billing Manager Joe Amaya and is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8, at the BPUB Administration Building. This exclusive…