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Contact: Pamela Quidley
Manager, Communications and External Affairs
830.312.7940 |

(New Braunfels, TX – June 6, 2021) –New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) will close Rio Drive from
Santiago Street to Barcelona Drive to continue working on the installation of the 42-inch sanitary sewer line, beginning Monday, June 7, through Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Crews will be working Monday through Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., until work on this phase of the project is completed on July 7, 2021.

Detours around this area of Rio Drive will be clearly marked. Property owners in this area will be allowed access to their homes; however, they should expect delays during the construction work.

All work is expected to be completed as scheduled, weather permitting.
Contact Desirae Medellin at 830.608.8971 or for any questions regarding the project.

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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 helps 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