(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 5516 N. Kansas Ave. at 6:14 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021. The overflow was fully contained and ended at 9:15 p.m. the same day. Crews found wastewater surfacing and entering Mill Creek from a 24-inch sewer. Repair crews have installed sandbags to contain the wastewater and signs warning the public of the overflow will be 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.