News Releases

Strong Winds Cause Power Outages

February 16, 2022

Brownsville, TX – Some Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers may be experiencing power interruptions today due to wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Temporary light outages may be related to tree branches and palm debris that have fallen and hit power lines. BPUB is aware of the disruptions and is addressing the situation.…

9:00 p.m. Update: BPUB Restoring Service Outages

February 4, 2022

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Since 4 p.m. today, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews continued outage restorations throughout this afternoon. Four outages impacting about 97 customers were reported. Crews restored all customers. BPUB customers can report power outages or service outages at (956) 983-6300 or by using BPUB’s web-based app at https://assist.brownsville-pub.com. BPUB will keep…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages

February 4, 2022

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Since 11:00 a.m. today, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews continued outage restorations throughout this afternoon. Five outages impacting about 155 customers were reported. Crews restored 110 customers with 45 remaining in the Boca Chica area. As we continue restorations, some individual outages may remain. BPUB customers can report power outages…

BPUB’s Final Winter Storm Electric Services Restoration Report

February 21, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, TX – After working around the clock since the extreme cold weather event that caused statewide power outages, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) restored the last remaining customers who lost power as a result of the winter storm. After the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) suspended rotating outages, BPUB restored power to…

BPUB Delivers Drinking Water to Port Isabel

February 21, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Saturday, Feb. 20 the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) filled a water tank with potable water for the City of Port Isabel, which has been under a boil water notice due to the winter storm.   BPUB employees parked the 6,400-gallon tank on the west parking lot of Port Isabel High…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

February 21, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now, Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6:00 p.m. Update

February 20, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now, Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 1:00 p.m. Update

February 20, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6:00 a.m. Update

February 20, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

February 20, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…