(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 258 W. 3rd Street, at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2019. The overflow ended today at 2:30 p.m. and spilled approximately 61,800 gallons of wastewater. A manhole was found overflowing at this location. Cleaning crews removed debris and gravel from the manhole restoring normal flow to the 15” sewer pipe. Wastewater entered into the Missouri River. Warning signs have been 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.