News Releases

BPUB Hosts Information Session About Drought

July 12, 2024

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) hosted an information session on July 11 to address the ongoing drought affecting the Rio Grande Valley. Key stakeholders, including state Reps. Janie Lopez and Erin Gámez, Brownsville Mayor John Cowen Jr., Port of Brownsville Chair Esteban Guerra, and BPUB General Manager and CEO Marilyn D. Gilbert, gathered with…

Your Guide to Hurricane Preparedness

June 27, 2023

With hurricane season already here, it’s essential to be prepared for potential storms that may impact our region. At Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), we value the safety and well-being of our customers, and we want to ensure that you have all the necessary information to weather any storm that comes our way. Have a…

Utility Scam Awareness Day Set for Nov. 17

November 16, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), in collaboration with Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS), will recognize the sixth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Utility Scam Awareness Day is part of the week-long National Scam Awareness Week (Nov.14-Nov.19), a campaign focused on educating customers and exposing tactics used by…

Winter Is Coming … Get Prepared

November 3, 2021

While South Texas isn’t known for its frigid winters, it’s important to be prepared. You never know when a winter storm might hit, and with current supply chain issues causing delays for all types of goods, some planning now could go a long way later. Get Your AC Checked – Regardless of the time of…

BPUB Launches New Safety Websites for Kids, Contractors

October 28, 2020

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) just launched two new websites to provide the community with valuable information about utilities to multiple audiences. Is your kid e-Smart? Time to get you and the family e-Smart by using the new BPUB kids website. It’s important for children to learn more about how utilities work. Utilities are…

Resaca Restoration Project Moving Forward

May 1, 2019

With more funds and continued support from residents, BPUB is moving forward with its resaca restoration efforts through its collaboration with the city of Brownsville and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Almost a year and a half ago, BPUB received an overwhelming amount of support from residents for a grant that would fund resaca…

BPUB Brownsville Country Club Electric Project

January 27, 2017

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has started work on another major infrastructure project in Brownsville. This one in the Brownsville Country Club (BCC) area will have a major impact on those customers’ electrical service reliability.

PUBCAP Meeting to Feature Brownsville Country Club Project

January 17, 2017

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s (BPUB) citizens advisory panel will feature a presentation at the BPUB Administration Building on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. on the ongoing infrastructure improvement project at the Brownsville Country Club (BCC).

Cyclists Gather to Celebrate Belden Connect, Resaca Restoration

July 26, 2016

The heat couldn’t keep people away from the Belden Connect & Resaca Restoration Celebration Ride on the morning of Saturday, June 25. Dr. Rose M.Z. Gowen, Commissioner At-Large B, served as master of ceremonies for the event that marked the completion of the extension to the Belden Trail, which runs from Palm Boulevard to Sixth…

BPUB Update – Cemetery Resaca Bank Improvements

January 20, 2016

With dredging at the Cemetery Resaca complete, the Resaca Restoration Project crew turns its attention to bank improvements at the Old City Cemetery. Learn more about what BPUB is doing to improve the banks in this week’s BPUB Update.