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SAWS responds to East Side sewer spill

SAN ANTONIO – Crews with San Antonio Water System responded to a sewer spill on the city's East Side.

The spill was caused by a collapsed pipe near Interstate 10 East, just west of Foster Road, SAWS spokeswoman Anne Hayden said in a statement.

The spill is estimated to be greater than 100,000 gallons and co-mingled with rainwater in a nearby creekbed.

Crews were able to contain the spill, by constructing a "temporary bypass pipeline to continue service until the collapsed sections can be repaired," Hayden said.

Hayden said repairs are expected to be completed on Friday.