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Canyon Flow To Be Decreased

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be decreased from current levels of about 445 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 280 cfs at 7 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, April 25, 2017). As always, flow releases may change in response

Canyon Flows Increased – Update

All, The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be increased from current levels of about 400 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 600 cfs at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017). As always, flow releases may change in

Canyon Flows to be Increased

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be increased from current levels of about 260 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 400 cfs at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017). As always, flow releases may change in response

Canyon Flow Changes

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be decreased from current levels of about 300 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 230 cfs at 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016). As always, flow releases may change in response

Comal River Re-Opens

Comal River Reopens for Recreation Effective at 11am today (09/27/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels is open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 470cfs and stable. Minor amounts of debris have

Canyon Release Changes

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be increased from current levels of about 150 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 300 cfs at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday, September 27, 2016). As always, flow releases may change in response

Temporary Closure of Comal River – Reevaluation Tuesday Morning

Temporary Closure of Comal River – Reevaluation Tuesday Morning Due to recent heavy rains, the Comal River in New Braunfels is temporarily closed to recreation, with a reevaluation scheduled for tomorrow morning. As of this release, the Comal River flow

Flow Update

Per GBRA: The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be decreased from current levels of about 210 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 150 cfs at 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016). As always, flow releases may change

Canyon Flow Releases

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be decreased from current levels of about 340 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 270 cfs at 9 p.m. this evening (Monday, Sept. 12, 2016). As always, flow releases may change in

Guadalupe Flow Update

Per GBRA: The flow from Canyon will be reduced to 390cfs this afternoon and will remain at this rate for through the weekend.

Monthly Flood Siren Testing

Monthly flood siren testing is scheduled for today.  There is a possibility of rain in the forecast.  Even though it is not supposed to be anything more than scattered showers, we will not be conducting full scale siren testing.  Instead,

Canyon releases for Labor Day weekend

“Beginning at 3 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow flow releases from Canyon Reservoir to be reduced to about 480 cubic feet per second (cfs) where they will remain through Tuesday, Sept. 6,

Comal River Re-Open

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation Effective at 12pm today (08/23/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels is open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 450cfs and stable. Minor amounts of debris

River Update

Due to continued rainfall, the Comal River in New Braunfels will remain temporarily closed to recreation.At this time, the flow of the Comal River is at approximately 800cfs. Conditions on the Comal River will be reevaluated on Tuesday morning (08/23/16)

Comal River Temporary Closed

Temporary Closure of Comal River – Limited Recreation on Guadalupe River Due to continued rainfall, the Comal River in New Braunfels will once again be temporarily closed to recreation for the rest of the day today (8/21/16). As of this

Weather Update

As of 8:00 p.m. CST 8/20/16 Source: City of New Braunfels Make plans NOW so you can take quick action, if necessary, to leave low lying and waterfront areas! (Please share – a significant weather event is forecast – and

River Update

Comal River: Comal River Reopens for Recreation Effective immediately, the Comal River in New Braunfels is open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 390cfs and stable. Minor amounts of debris have been

River Flow Updates

Guadalupe Update: Per GBRA, the releases from Canyon will increase from 200 CFS to 300 CFS at approximately 10am this morning.  As you are aware, flow releases could change in response to rainfall or other factors.  Thanks. Mike Dussere GM,

Canyon Lake – Guad Flow Changes

Per GBRA, the releases from Canyon will be reduced at approximately 6 PM today to 200 CFS.  This release rate will further extend the pool of water in the lake between 909’ and 910’ and will be maintained at 200

Comal River Reopens for Recreation

Comal River Reopens for Recreation Effective immediately, the Comal River in New Braunfels is open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 315cfs and stable. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up

Temporary Closure of Comal River – Reevaluation at Noon

New Braunfels, Texas — Due to recent heavy rains, the Comal River in New Braunfels is temporarily closed to recreation, with a reevaluation scheduled for noon today. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 330cfs; however,

Guadalupe Flows set for 300 CFS

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be decreased from 400 to 300 cubic feet per second (CFS) at 6 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016.  Canyon Reservoir’s elevation read 909.87 mean sea level (MSL) at 5 p.m. today. The 300

Canyon Lake Releases Reduced

Canyon Reservoir flows to be reduced: Canyon Reservoir elevation rose into the flood pool in May of this year due to heavy Spring rains. Flood releases over the last several weeks have reduced the elevation to 910 feet, which will

Guadalupe Flow Update

This message regarding future flow releases is being sent from GBRA on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Canyon Reservoir Office:  The USACE has requested GBRA to reduce flood flows from Canyon Reservoir to 400 CFS beginning

Guadalupe Flow Update

Per the Corps of Engineers:  The USACE has requested GBRA to reduce USACE flood flows from Canyon Reservoir to 400 CFS beginning at 4 AM on Friday, July 1, 2016.  The 400 CFS flow will be maintained through the evening

Guadalupe Flow Update

Reduction in Canyon Lake Release Flows Starting Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21 Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21st, in the morning at 9 AM, the Corps of Engineers will begin to reduce flood releases to 1,600 CFS.  Gate changes should be complete around

Guadalupe Flows Increase

June 6, 2016 8:15 a.m. From the Corps: “Beginning at 10 AM, flood releases from Canyon Dam will be increased to approximately 4,750 cfs. Gate changes should be complete by noon.” Mike Dussere GM, WORD of Comal County (830) 907-2300

Comal River Re-Opens

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation at 10am Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 475cfs. Minor

Comal & Guadalupe River Status

June 3, 2016  9:27 a.m. At 10:00 AM on Friday, June 3rd, the Comal River was reopened for recreation. Recreation on the Guadalupe River inside the city limits is temporarily limited to guided raft trips only. The U.S. Army Corps

Guadalupe Flow Update

June 2, 2016 3:27 p.m. As of Thursday afternoon, downstream conditions have improved.  Starting at 3 pm June 2, 2016, the Corps of Engineers will begin increasing flood releases from Canyon Lake.  Flood releases from Canyon Lake will be increased

River Update

June 2, 2016 10:18 a.m. Temporary Closure of the Comal River Due to heavy rains overnight, the Dry Comal Creek (which feeds the Comal River in New Braunfels) has risen to over 700cfs. That water is now making its way

Guadalupe River Status

June 2, 2016 8:56 a.m. Recreation on the Guadalupe River inside the city limits is temporarily limited to guided raft trips only. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has increased their release of water from the Canyon Lake flood

Comal River Re-Opens

June 1, 2016 2:20 p.m. The Comal River is open for recreation. River-goers should be aware of potentially submerged debris and should always use caution when on natural waterways. With predicted rain in the forecast please consult a river outfitter

Updated Forecast

June 1, 2016 11:23 a.m. FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING… THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL FROM Wednesday THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST BETWEEN

River Updates as of June 1, 2016

Temporary Closure of Comal River- Due to heavy rains, the Comal River in New Braunfels is temporarily closed to all recreation. With more rain forecast over the next several days the river conditions will be monitored to determine when the

River Status Update

May 31, 2016 4:48 p.m. Temporary Closure of Comal River – Canyon Dam Release Rate Affecting Most Forms of Recreation on Guadalupe River Due to heavy rains, the Comal River in New Braunfels is temporarily closed to all recreation. As

River Recreation Status in New Braunfels

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:35 PM New Braunfels, Texas —The Comal River, and other local recreational attractions, is currently open for water recreation. With the National Weather Service predicting the possibility of additional rain over the next several days,

Canyon Lake Release Changes for Monday, May 30 and Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 9:44 PM CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED Early Sunday morning there was significant rainfall and runoff in the upper Guadalupe River Basin near Comfort, TX upstream from Canyon Dam.  A peak flow of nearly 84,000 cubic feet per

Memorial Day Kicks off Season with Great Flows

Memorial Day signals summer across the nation. Here are three good reasons to check out playinnewbraunfels.com for a family vacation. New Braunfels, Texas, welcomes family vacationers every summer. It started with the favorite places of summer – rivers, lakes and

Guadalupe River Update

As of Thursday, May 26th the flow will be at 1100 cfs.  Beginning Friday morning, May 27th, at 4am  the flow will be reduced from 1100cfs to 400cfs.   The reduction in flow to 400cfs will be complete by noon on

River Resident Pass

The City is encouraging residents to acquire their free River Resident Pass before the 2016 tubing season begins. New Braunfels residents, who reside inside the corporate city limits, can receive the Resident River Pass at no charge to avoid paying

Seasonal Pool Deviation Granted

Posted: July 06, 2015 at 1:05 p.m. For more information LaMarriol Smith, GBRA, (830) 379-5822, lsmith@gbra.org Press Releases – 2015 Download as PDF At the request of Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) granted

Canyon Lake Releases For Holiday Weekend

Posted June 29, 2015 at 4:36 p.m. The releases from Canyon Lake into the Guadalupe River will be reduced to 400 cfs no later than Thursday morning. They will remain at that level through the weekend at which point they

Comal County Boat Ramps Re-Open

Posted on: June 26 at 4:57 p.m. Nine Comal County-maintained boat ramps at Canyon Lake were reopened Friday afternoon after crews finished replacing damaged signs and clearing debris left from weeks of high water levels. All county boat ramps are

Flow Changes at Canyon Dam

Posted: June 26 at 1:05 p.m. The Fort Worth District Lake Control Office called for a decrease in flood release flows from 4,800 cfs to 3,500 cfs. Gate changes will begin at 1:30 PM and will be completed by 2:30

Comal River Open

Posted: June 20 at 8:00 am Comal River Open Again for Recreation The river flow on the Comal River has recovered and is once again flowing at safe levels (at just under 500 cfs as of this release). City crews

Comal Temporarily Closed

Posted: June 19 at 7:30 pm Run-off From Heavy Rains Prompts Another Temporary Closure of Comal River Continued run-off from heavy rains has once again increased the level of the Comal River in New Braunfels. As of this release, the

Comal River Open Again for Recreation

Posted June 19 at 8:00 a.m. The river flow on the Comal River has recovered and is once again flowing at safe levels (at around 480 cfs as of this release). City crews have worked diligently to remove debris along

Estimated Conservation Flows Date

Posted June 18 at 11:08 a.m. The question has been asked about the date when we reach elevation 909 and reduce the flood release to lower conservation flows. Assuming the inflow at Spring Branch remains under 990 cfs and assuming

Flood Releases Increase

Posted June 18 at 10:45 a.m.   The Fort Worth District Lake Control Office called for an increase in flood release flows from 2,400 cfs to 4,800 cfs. Gate changes to achieve this full open flow will begin at 10

Canyon Lake Releases Update

Posted: June 16, 2015 at 10:50 a.m. At this time, we will remain at the current flood release of 2,400 cfs. The Corps Fort Worth District Lake Control Office will be monitoring the impacts of Tropical Storm Bill closely.  Depending on

Water Data Updates

PREVIOUS UPDATES: June 1 Canyon Lake & Guadalupe River: (9:00 a.m) At 10 a.m., the Corps will begin releasing more flood water from Canyon Lake.  The final flow will be 5,000 cfs. Gate changes should be complete by 3PM. May 31 Canyon
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