Austin, Texas, Water Main Break Spills 100000 Gallons of Sewage

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More than 100,000 gallons of wastewater flowed into a dry tributary bed of Bull Creek in Austin, Texas after a 21 inch main break and sanitary sewage overflow, according to KXAN.

The wastewater never actually made it into Bull Creek and crews are cleaning out what remains in the tributary bed, according to Austin Water Managing Engineer Kevin Koeller.

“Any place that there’s wastewater ponded, we will pump that out and put it back into the wastewater collection system,” said Koellerread more

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