(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 812 NW 70th Street at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2020. The overflow ended the same day at 11:25 a.m. and spilled approximately 250 gallons of wastewater. A manhole was found overflowing near the area. Wastewater surfaced and entered into a storm drainage ditch which leads to recorded detention pond. Crews cleaned and opened a debris stoppage near the manhole restoring normal flow to the collection system. Crews used a video camera to confirm that all debris was removed.
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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.