Home Tags Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB)

Tag: Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB)

BPUB implements Stage 2 water restrictions after scorching summer

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board on Monday initiated Stage 2 water restrictions under its Drought Contingency Plan in response to falling water levels at the Amistad and Falcon international reservoirs.

Too close for comfort: Texas came close to rolling blackouts on Wednesday

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas on Wednesday came closer than it’s been all summer to imposing rolling blackouts for electricity customers in the Rio Grande Valley and elsewhere across the state.

Brownsville PUB speaks to power ‘blips’: Vegetation hitting lines reason for brief outages

When it’s 100 degrees outside with, say, 113-degree heat index and air conditioning the only line of defense against misery, it’s alarming when the power goes out.

TSTI alumnus polishes skills in TSTC’s Workforce Training and Continuing Education program

HARLINGEN — Before Texas State Technical Institute became Texas State Technical College in 1991, Jose Luis Leija was enrolled there in Electronics Technology.

Cowen delivers first presentation as mayor of Brownsville

John Cowen Jr. delivered his first presentation as mayor of Brownsville on June 30 for “Friday with the City,” an event put on by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and the city, which took place at the Brownsville Events Center.

BPUB refunds to begin: Customers to receive Tenaska project rebates

After a months-long process of due diligence in figuring out how to refund its electric customers money from rate hikes related to the failed Tenaska Brownsville Generating Station project, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board is ready to move forward.

Water project enters last phase in Brownsville; Southmost storage tank to be complete late...

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board waterline replacement project that’s been affecting traffic flow on Boca Chica Boulevard/S.H. 4 since November is about to enter its final phase.

Audit probes BPUB’s Tenaska details; revenue, expenditures reviewed in latest report

First came the forensic analysis by Alabama-based public accounting firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) into the Brownsville Public Utility Board's failed Tenaska Brownsville Generating Station project, which concluded that BPUB senior management hyped the project long after it was no longer financially feasible.

Disconnections to resume: BPUB’s temporary suspension began in October

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board announced Wednesday that beginning next month it will resume disconnecting customers whose accounts are delinquent.

BPUB announces temporary highway lane closure for light repairs

Brownsville Public Utilities Board has announced the closing of one lane on Highway 77/83 from FM 802 to Pablo Kisel Boulevard to repair lights on the portion of the expressway.