(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 8625 Troost Avenue. The overflow began at 2:18 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020 and ended at 4:48 p.m. the same day. Wastewater surfaced and entered into an unnamed creek which leads into the Blue River. Crews opened a grease stoppage and restored flow to the 8 inch collection system. Signs were posted and lime applied to affected 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.