(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 8202 NW Cadwallader Road at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The overflow ended the same day at 8:00 p.m. and spilled approximately 7,350 gallons of wastewater. A man hole was found overflowing at this location. Cleaning crews opened a debris stoppage and restored normal flow to the 12” collection system. Wastewater surfaced and entered a storm drainage ditch which leads into Rush Creek. 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.