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New Braunfels Utilities is municipal-owned Electrical and Water/Wastewater provider for the greater New Braunfels area.

At the helm of the new CEO Ian Taylor, NBU is embarking on a $500 million capital campaign over the next five years to stay abreast of this growth and demand. Included in that capital campaign is a new wastewater treatment plant, a new Aquifer Storage Recovery Initiative that will come online in 2021 and future substations. As part of their key business strategy, they have a goal to reduce customer average daily usage by 25% over the next 20 years.

In planning for the future, NBU is set to invest more than $587 million into 70+ future projects over the next five years. The recently completed a $58-million Wastewater Reclamation Facility as part of their capital improvements plan.

NBU Capital Improvements



  • Supplier: Multiple ERCOT sources
  • Distributor: NBU
  • Avg Monthly Bill: Residential: $84.48/1200 kwh


  • Supplier: Wells, Surface Water/Aquifer
  • Distributor: NBU
  • Avg Monthly Bill:
    • Residential: $22.104/6,000 gallons
    • Small Commercial: $90.68/30,000 gallons​

CenterPoint  Energy is the natural gas supplier for the greater New Braunfels area. 

Natural Gas

  • Supplier: Enterprise Products Partners
  • Distributor/Source: CenterPoint Energy
  • Avg. Monthly Bill: Residential $25; commercial contracts available