(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 8625 Troost Ave. at 2:18 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020. The overflow is currently ongoing. Wastewater has surfaced and is entering into an unnamed creek which leads into the Blue River. Cleaning and repair crews are onsite. Signs are being posted. KC Water will send notification when the overflow has been contained.
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.