(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 5420 Paseo Blvd. Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. The overflow ended the same night at 9:40 p.m. and spilled approximately 700 gallons of wastewater. A manhole was found overflowing at this location. Wastewater traveled along the curb and entered into a catch basin which connects to a storm sewer that leads to Brush Creek. Because of the heavy rain, the wastewater was highly diluted. Warning signs were posted.
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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.