(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 4101 N. Corrington Ave. at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2021. The overflow ended at 10:58 p.m. the same day. An investigation found a broken encasement between two manholes. Wastewater surfaced and entered into Randolph Creek. Contract crews contained the overflow and implemented bypass pumping. Signs were posted near the site alerting the public of the overflow and to avoid the area.
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KC Water maintains and operates water treatment and distribution systems, stormwater management systems, and wastewater collection and treatment systems for residential and business customers in Kansas City and for wholesale customers in the Kansas City area. KC Water is primarily funded by fees charged to customers based on their use or impacts on the three utility systems.