SAWS News: Heavy rain causes sewer spill in far north San Antonio
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Heavy rain causes sewer spill in far north San Antonio

San Antonio Water System is responding to a sanitary sewer overflow that occurred on the far northside of the city.

The spill occurred on Boerne Stage Road by Interstate-10 West. SAWS crews will initiate cleanup of the area once floodwaters recede.

The spilled amount exceeded the requirement for public notice. See TCEQ notice for more details. No adverse impacts are expected since the spill has been heavily diluted by stormwater.

Areas prone to sewer overflows are the focus of projects replacing and upgrading capacity of sewer lines. Overall, SAWS has more than $170 million in capital improvements budgeted in 2018 to replace and upgrade sewer lines throughout San Antonio.

For an interactive map and details on sewer project construction, visit www.saws.org/sewer.

 

See TCEQ Notice (pdf) for more details.

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