(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 5452 N. Bales at 1:41 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021. Wastewater crews are onsite to resolve the problem and restore normal flow to the collection system. Repairs are ongoing and wastewater has entered Mill Creek. Workers are setting up bypass pumping to redirect the wastewater into a nearby manhole. Signs warning the public of the overflow will be posted.
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.