BPUB Announces Lane Closure on Paredes Line Road

October 17, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of the far-right lane on northbound Paredes Line Road from Alton Gloor Boulevard to Tony’s Road to excavate a sewer force main at 5500 Paredes Line Road on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Traffic will be detoured until work is completed. All construction…

BPUB Observes Public Power Month

October 4, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is extending Public Power Week (Oct. 1-7) through the entire month of October by hosting an electrical community tour for customers, highlighting the benefits of public power and continuing outreach and education to customers about electrical rates and energy efficiency. “Our commitment to Public Power Week reflects our belief…

Notice of a Potential Quorum

September 29, 2023

Notice is hereby given that a possible quorum of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) of Directors will be in attendance at a meeting of the BPUB and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District to discuss the Brownsville Resaca Restoration Project. The meeting will take place at the BPUB Annex Building-Directors…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road Closure on Morrison Road

September 20, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is announcing a road closure on Morrison Road between Robindale Road and North Central Avenue. Both eastbound and westbound lanes on Morrison Road will be temporarily closed as BPUB crews repair a sewer force main that was struck by a fiber installation contractor. The closure is expected to last…

BPUB: Stage 2 Water Restrictions Initiated

September 18, 2023

BROWNSVILLE, TX – Due to dropping water reservoir levels, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) in collaboration with the city of Brownsville will implement water restrictions under Stage 2 of the Drought Contingency Plan effective Sept. 18, 2023. Stage 2 is implemented based on different triggers. One of the key triggers is when water levels…

BPUB Announces Emergency Closure on Robindale Road

September 8, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is announcing a section of Robindale Road from Old Port Isabel Road to Ruben M. Torres Boulevard will be closed for approximately six hours as crews make an emergency water repair. Both northbound and southbound lanes of Robindale Road between Old Port Isabel Road and Ruben M. Torres Boulevard…

BPUB Announces Emergency Road 
Closure on Ruben M Torres Blvd

September 7, 2023

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is announcing an emergency road closure for motorists traveling on Ruben M. Torres Blvd. Both northbound and southbound lanes between Old Port Isabel and Robindale Road will be temporarily closed as BPUB crews repair a 16 inch water line that was struck by a fiber installation…

BPUB Asks for Electrical Conservation

September 7, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) today between 5-9 p.m. because of high demand throughout Texas due to continued high temperatures as well as forecasted low wind and declining solar power generation. ERCOT, the organization responsible for ensuring the secure…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

August 30, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) starting today between 6-9 p.m. due to high demand throughout Texas due to a high level of unexpected thermal generation outages and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT is a pivotal organization responsible for ensuring…

BPUB Asks for Voluntary Conservation

August 29, 2023

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical conservation is being requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) starting today between 5-9 p.m. due to high demand throughout Texas due to a high level of unexpected thermal generation outages and forecasted low wind generation. ERCOT advised BPUB that it is not experiencing…