Report a Spill or Water Quality Concern
To report a spill or other water quality concern, please use our Report a Spill or Water Quality Concern form or contact the Watershed Team by phone at (830) 221-4020. You may also use these methods of communication to request information pertaining to past spills or other illicit discharges.
Resources & Information
Learn more about the City's Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) that helps minimize pollution associated with stormwater runoff.
Information about the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (EAHCP), a cooperative effort to protect groundwater resources for people and endangered species in the region.
2022 Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup - OCTOBer 8th, 2022
On October 8th, 2022, The City of New Braunfels will be hosting the 6th Annual Dos Rios Watershed Clean-up! There is no rain date for the event; event will be held RAIN OR SHINE. Here is the plan for the event:
We hope this year's clean-up can be a fun way to get out of the house, bond with your family and friends, and help keep our rivers clean and clear of trash.
In general, no pre-registration is necessary for this event, just show up and participate!
Are you interested in utilizing a raft to pick up litter on the Guadalupe River? Please contact us to arrange this prior to the event.
Questions about the event can be emailed to Phillip Quast, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 830-221-4651.
Map Links for Cleanup Locations:
Landa Park: https://goo.gl/maps/aNyxD5eTfWbWrvgP8
Prince Solms Park & Hinman Island Park: https://goo.gl/maps/QxyUEbPkimFwkMQM9
Cypress Bend Park: https://goo.gl/maps/nnjwufCML7z1brdd9
River Acres Park: https://goo.gl/maps/R25uHN5aCUur6Dqi8
Dry Comal Creek Nature Trail: https://goo.gl/maps/JbrSwb5Dg2QoVEBG9
County Line Memorial Trail, FM 1044 and W. County Line Road: https://goo.gl/maps/xpWtNjK52Ur1bMp98
County Line Memorial Trail, Kraft Park: https://goo.gl/maps/oGGmtng8uUtmom1V7
County Line Memorial Trail, Carroll "Udo" Hoffmann Park: https://goo.gl/maps/9EtpnFEby2GU5HCk7
Adopt a Spot - Volunteer River Clean Up
The City of New Braunfels is committed to preserving and protecting its local waterways. The Adopt-A-Spot River Clean-Up program serves to raise public awareness, educate citizens, and generate community involvement by adopting a spot along the river or in contributing areas to clean.
- A cleaner community
- A healthier and safer environment for residents, visitors, and wildlife
- A sense of community and pride for our city
- A better place to live, work, and play
What will I get?
- Guidance with the planning of your pickup and support from city staff every step of the way
- A cleanup kit that includes: trash bags, gloves, grabbers, and a first aid kit
How do I do it?
- Get a group together that is ready to help
- Fill out an application
- Choose a spot (PDF)
- Schedule clean-up events, pick up supplies from City Hall, and get cleaning!
- Fill out Clean Up Event Report
Volunteer groups will be asked to complete a clean-up report after every event to give us a little insight into your findings, including most unusual item found, pounds of trash collected, wildlife observed, etc.