Temporary Closure of Comal River

 New Braunfels, Texas — Due to recent heavy rainfall, the Comal River in New Braunfels is now temporarily closed to recreation. As of this release, the flow of the Comal River is at approximately 660cfs. This closure will remain in effect for the remainder of the day today (Feb. 14, 2017) and conditions on the Comal River will be reevaluated Wednesday morning to determine if the river can be reopened. Another press release will be sent once that determination has been made. There is currently no change in status to recreation on the Guadalupe River inside the city limits of New Braunfels. The New Braunfels Police Department would like to remind area drivers to use caution on area roads. Slow down, leave plenty of room between you and the person in front of you, and always remember: TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN. Authority: David Ferguson – NBPD Communications Coordinator