(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 9204 Wornall Road on Monday, September 11th at 11:15 a.m. The overflow was the result of a broken 10” sewer main. The overflow ended at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 12th and resulted in an overflow of 7,725 gallons of wastewater. The overflow reached a storm drainage ditch that leads to Dyke Branch.
Repair crews implemented bypass pumping to make the needed repairs to the sewer main. Warning signs are posted in 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.