Guadalupe River level fairly low

(SBG San Antonio photo)

The Guadalupe has always beautiful, but it is low. When we were out there today, it was about 30 feet below the Faust Street bridge.

Low water levels didn't stop anyone from enjoying the river on Monday. Right now, the river is running at 45-60 cubic feet per second, which is considered a very leisurely flow down the river.

"It's not the first time we've been at that flow. It does make some of the flows not to be quite as long, but there are areas that are outstanding and then there's a great opportunity to hang out and play in the shallows," said Vice President of the New Braunfels Visitors Bureau Judy Young.

And Judy had some great advice if you're planning on heading their way.

"You can also go through an outfitter and find out the best information. Let them know what kind of tubing trip you want and how long and they will take you to the part of the river that will fulfill that expectation," she said.

And if you're wondering, Canyon Lake normally releases water to the Guadalupe River and controls the flow. However, once the the lake falls below 909 feet, which it has, federal regulations require that water released be stopped.

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