(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a report of wastewater in East Fork Line Creek around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Crews located the source of the wastewater around 8:15 p.m. near 8026 N. Thomas Meyers Drive. The overflow was caused by a break in an 18 inch sewer. Contract crews are on site and the overflow has been stopped. Emergency repairs will be made to return the 18 inch sewer into service. The Public should avoid contact with East Fork Line Creek south of this location and Line Creek south of 6200 NW Waukomis Drive (where East Fork Line Creek enters Line Creek). Signs will be posted near the site alerting the public of the overflow.
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.