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Contact: Melissa Krause
Chief Communications and Strategy Officer
830.629.8440 |

(New Braunfels, TX – June 17, 2022) – New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) will begin work on its $425,000 East South Street and South Central Avenue Water Line Realignment Project on June 20, 2022. The project will improve the area’s aging water infrastructure in connection with the City of New Braunfels completing its roadway project.

The East South Street and South Central Avenue Water Line Realignment Project will relocate and replace approximately 900 linear feet (LF) of the existing six-inch water line between South Union Avenue and South Houston Avenue with an eight-inch water line. Additionally, the Project will relocate approximately 100 LF of the existing eight-inch water line from the East South Street intersection toward Common Street.

MGC Contractors is scheduled to begin work on June 20, 2022, and complete construction in mid-August 2022. The water line realignment will require roadways to be closed to thru-traffic. Vehicular access to residences and businesses will be maintained at all times; however, minor detours may be required for short periods of time during water line and customer service line tie-ins.

New Braunfels Utilities provides up-to-date traffic impacts for projects such as this one on, and on its Facebook and Twitter social media channels.

Contact Desirae Medellin at 830.608.8831 or with any questions regarding the Project.


About New Braunfels Utilities:
Dedicated to excellence in service, New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) was established in 1942 and is one of 2,000 community-owned, nonprofit public power electric utilities in the nation. The mission of NBU is to enhance the quality of our community by providing innovative, essential services. Governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of local residents appointed by the New Braunfels City Council, NBU is committed to being a recognized and trusted community partner, providing essential electric, water, and wastewater services. Utility revenue is invested back into the utility systems, which benefits the community. New Braunfels Utilities makes an annual transfer to the City of New Braunfels, which in turn help
s to pay for services such as fire, police, and parks. Additionally, in 2016, NBU repurposed its former16-acre warehouse site to become the Headwaters at the Comal, to serve as its conservation legacy, which will strengthen the relationship between the community and nature by showcasing the significance of the Comal Springs. Follow NBU on Facebook at, on Twitter at @nbutexas, and learn more, visit