(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 9707 Shepherd Dr. at 6:20 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019. The overflow ended the same day at 9:00 p.m. and spilled approximately 8,000 gallons of wastewater. A cleaning crew opened a grease stoppage and restored normal flow to the 8” sewer main. Wastewater surfaced and entered into Blue River. Warning signs were posted. Cleaning crews will apply lime to the affected grass 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.