News Releases

BPUB Rotating Outage Update

February 16, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages due to ongoing, prolonged and widespread frigid weather occurring across the state.  BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly. Areas with Power Restored Robinhood Dr, Boca Chica, International…

BPUB Restoring Non-Rotating Service Outages

February 16, 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. These are non-rotating outages. The following areas are without power: Area Customers Calle Galaxia 23 Mason Avenue 78 Shadowbrook Ln. 1 Wildrose Ln. 6 Buckeye Ct. 90…

BPUB Rotating Outage Update for Brownsville Country Club

February 16, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on Brownsville Country Club being impacted by rotating outages. BPUB will send bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly. With the current rotating outages and state-wide emergency, customers may experience a prolonged outage. The current state-wide emergency stems from…

BPUB Restoring Non-Rotating Service Outages

February 16, 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. These are non-rotating outages. The following areas are without power: Area Number of customers Calle Galaxia 23 Mason Avenue 78 Camino Verde Drive 4 Shadowbrook Ln. 1…

BPUB Rotating Outage Update 7:30 p.m.

February 15, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages. BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly.   Areas to lose power Area Number of customers Roosevelt, Avenida de la Plata, International Blvd.; Grant to Southmost 1,387 E.…

BPUB Service Outage Update 6 p.m.

February 15, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on power outages within the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) system related to damage caused by the weather or other issues not associated with rotating outages. Area Number of customers Cause Estimated restoration time Winnipeg and Rancho Viejo 900 Need to replace distribution switchgear Approximately 3 hours…

BPUB Rotating Outage Update 1:30 p.m.

February 15, 2021

BPUB Rotating Outage Update 1:30 p.m.   BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages. BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly.   Areas to lose power Los Ebanos Blvd., Honeydale Rd., Emerald Ln., Catherine Ln.,…

BPUB Rotating Outage Update 1:15 p.m.

February 15, 2021

BPUB Rotating Outage Update 1:15 p.m. BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages. BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly.   Areas to lose power Kings Hwy, Boca Chica, Texas Ave, Coolidge, Santa Elena, E…

BPUB Announces Rotating Outages

February 15, 2021

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has instructed the Brownsville Public Utilities Board along with the other electric utilities across Texas to conduct rotating outages in order to curtail load. BPUB was asked to shed load to meet a generation shortfall related to the current extreme cold weather. The appeal results…

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

February 13, 2018

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 7 p.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Wednesday, as crews replace water valves. The service interruption will affect approximately 200 customers.