New Braunfels Utilities Selects McLean Engineering for Pole Attachment Inventory

New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) of New Braunfels, Texas, has selected McLean Engineering Company to provide a pole attachment inventory. The NBU Electric System consists of 770 miles of overhead and underground distribution lines with over 33,000 electric meters.

As part of their joint use attachment agreements, NBU is due to conduct a pole attachment count (joint use inventory) on its system.  NBU selected McLean Engineering to provide this inventory in an effort to collect the most accurate information possible about its attachments as well as improve relationships with its attachers. This process will help put NBU and its attachers on better footing into the future as they navigate attachment matters.

NBU developed a relationship with McLean Engineering through a recent APPA webinar featuring McLean’s pole attachment experts.

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About McLean Engineering
Established in 1936, McLean Engineering is approaching 80 years of experience in the power engineering field, serving electric utility systems throughout the United States. McLean Engineering has an unparalleled reputation for providing safe, reliable and durable design solutions by focusing on long-term relationships with their clients.

McLean Engineering provides design, engineering, inspection, and energy solutions, and is a nationally-recognized expert in the area of pole attachments, having presented to national audiences on the topic at numerous industry conferences and webinars and consulted for electric utilities across the U.S. on pole attachment issues. To find out more, please visit our blog at

About New Braunfels Utilities
New Braunfels Utilities’ mission is “improving quality of life for our customers and community through excellence in service.” NBU was established in 1942 when the City Commission of New Braunfels purchased the electric transmission and distribution system from the Public Service Company of San Antonio. Learn more at

About the City of New Braunfels, Texas
Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country rests beautiful New Braunfels, TX. Founded in 1845 by German settlers, New Braunfels is overflowing with old world heritage and small town Texas charm. From beautiful, spring fed rivers, to Texas’ oldest bakery, the activities and sights are endless. Learn more at