(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 2301 Topping Ave. on Friday, August 18that 9:00 a.m. The overflow was the result of a leaking joint on a 102” sewer main. The overflow ended at 6:30 p.m. the same day and resulted in an overflow of 570 gallons, some of which reached state waters.
Repair crews made needed repairs to the joint and warning signs were posted along the 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.