(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 9615 NE 89th Street at 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 21, 2020. An investigation found a manhole and sewer line filled with rocks and debris. Repair crews have begun work to replace 10-15 feet of sewer main.
The overflow ended at 3:30 and spilled 1,800 gallons of wastewater, some of which reached Little Shoal Creek. Signs have been posted near the site alerting the public of the overflow.
For more information contact Heather Frierson, KC Water Media Relations Coordinator, at email@example.com 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.