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Contact: Pam Quidley
Communications and External Affairs Manager
830.312.7940 |

(New Braunfels, TX – October 17, 2022) – New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) is now accepting applications for its NBU University program, set to begin on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. NBU University is a series of once-a-month classes, for five months, at various NBU facilities. The program will enable participants to understand better how their municipal, community-owned utility operates.

The objectives for NBU University participants are to provide an understanding of the following:

  • Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Guiding Principles of NBU
  • NBU operations
  • Relationship between the citizens, the NBU Board of Trustees, and NBU employees
  • Planning process for capital projects and how those projects are implemented
  • Budget planning process, the development review process, responsibilities, and functions of NBU

In addition, participants will receive interactive learning experiences through case studies, site tours, group discussions, and hands-on experiences.

Due to space limitations, enrollment is limited to 25 current NBU customers. Classes will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. On January 10, 2023, the class will attend a mixer to kick off the new year, with the first class to be held the following Tuesday, January 17, 2023, and continue February through May 2023.  Applicants must be at least 17 years of age and be a customer of NBU. Applications are being accepted now through November 21, 2022. To download your application, visit Email completed applications to


About New Braunfels Utilities:
New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) strives to be a trusted community partner dedicated to excellence in service and is one of 2,000 community-owned, nonprofit public power electric utilities in the nation.  With a mission of strengthening our community by providing resilient essential services, NBU is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of residents appointed by the New Braunfels City Council. New Braunfels Utilities provides electric, water, and wastewater services.  Utility revenues are continually invested back into the systems of the customers, which benefits the community.  New Braunfels Utilities makes an annual transfer to the City of New Braunfels, which in turn helps to pay for services such as fire, police, and parks.  Follow NBU on Facebook at, on Twitter at @nbutexas, and to learn more, visit