(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 4605 Virginia at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021 where crews found a 27-inch sewer main plugged with rock. Wastewater surfaced and entered into Brush Creek. The overflow ended at 4:30 p.m. the same day. Contract crews have been called to remove the rock. Signs will be 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.