DALLAS -- The San Antonio Water System will need to add about $492 million to its capital plans over the next decade to upgrade leaky sewers under a $1.1 billion settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency, officials said.

SAWS, one of the largest water utilities in the nation, will pay a $2.6 million civil penalty to resolve Clean Water Act violations stemming from illegal discharges of raw sewage, according to the consent decree announced Tuesday.

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