(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 4101 N. Corrington Avenue on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 1:47 p.m. The overflow continues at a rate of approximately 150 gallons per minute and is the result of a broken 21” sewer main. The area is heavily wooded and repair crews will need to clear a path to get to the broken sewer and begin repairs.
Wastewater has entered Randolph Creek which leads to the Missouri River.
For more information contact Heather Frierson, KC Water Media Relations Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org 816-513-0280, cell 816-674-0211.
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.