Comal River in New Braunfels reopens after flooding, officials say

River was closed Thursday due to flooding

The Comal River in New Braunfels.

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Comal River has reopened Saturday after being closed due to flooding from recent heavy rainfall, according to city officials.

Access to the river for recreational activities is also open.

City officials said the river flow is at approximately 320 cfs, and debris has since been cleaned up. However, there could still be some debris below the water’s surface.

Rivergoers are urged to be cautious in the water, in case more debris is found.

Police are also encouraging rivergoers to wear life vests while taking part in any activities.

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