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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.

More closures coming: BPUB project to affect Southmost traffic

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board has announced a road closure related to its installation of a new 16-inch waterline that will connect a newly constructed 2-million-gallon elevated storage tank in Southmost to a main distribution line on Southmost Boulevard.

BPUB eyes phase-two traffic control: Waterline project nearing Four Corners

The Brownsville Public Utility Board is getting closer to the intersection at Four Corners with its Boca Chica Boulevard waterline upgrade project, and phase two of the associated traffic control plan is about to kick in.

Water restrictions lifted: BPUB requests voluntary conservation

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board has lifted water-use restrictions under Stage 2 of its drought contingency plan, though voluntary Stage 1 restrictions will remain in place.

Slow motion: BPUB rebate runs into bond ordinance rules

The process of rebating $29 million in Tenaska equity funds to Brownsville Public Utilities Board ratepayers is turning out to be anything but fast...

BPUB chief retiring: Departure comes in wake of Tenaska audit

Brownsville Public Utilities Board General Manager and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John S. Bruciak, during the executive session of BPUB’s Jan. 4 special meeting,...

TSTC grad gains valuable work experience with area utility company

HARLINGEN — When people make their daily commutes, they sometimes see electrical lineworkers working on power lines to help restore power. Texas State Technical College...

Doomed to fail: BPUB in the spotlight over Tenaska deal

It was already a rocky year for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board, swamped as it was with customers complaints over soaring energy bills that were less the fault of the utility and more the result of excessively high natural gas prices related to Winter Storm Uri in 2021.

BPUB girds for cold snap: NWS meteorologist says take it seriously

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board says it’s busy preparing for the arctic weather expected to descend on deep South Texas late Thursday and early Friday.

Review committee gives update: Considers charter changes related to BPUB

Viro Cardenas, chairman of the city of Brownsville’s Charter Review Committee, told members of the city commission on Dec. 6 that the committee wished to avoiding recommending any changes that will create a “ripple effect” causing problems for the city at a later date.