(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 2700 NW Vivion Rd. at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2019. The overflow ended the same day at 11:45 a.m. and spilled approximately 525 gallons of wastewater. A manhole was found overflowing near the area. Wastewater surfaced and entered into a storm catch basin which leads to Line Creek. Crews cleaned and opened a root stoppage near the manhole restoring normal flow to the 6” pipe. Crews used a video camera to confirm that all roots have been removed. Warning signs were posted.
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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.