(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water released its annual 2020 Water Quality Report. The report, which can be found online at www.kcwater.us, provides an easy-to-understand overview of Kansas City’s high-quality and great-tasting drinking water.
“We are committed to providing Kansas City with high quality drinking water. We share this report with the public each year to inform and educate our customers about our commitment to provide safe, good tasting water,” said Terry Leeds, KC Water Director.
KC Water delivers safe and reliable drinking water through more than 2,800 miles of pipeline to Kansas City residents. It is an intricate system that KC Water has operated for more than 125 years. KC Water proudly serves more than 170,000 Kansas City residential and commercial customers, and 34 wholesale customers in the greater Kansas City area. In 2019, KC Water produced an average of 90 million gallons of drinking water per day, enough water to fill approximately 136 Olympic-sized swimming pools each day.
The water quality report is the result of more than 100,000 tests conducted each year on water samples drawn from throughout the treatment and distribution systems. To learn more about Kansas City’s high-quality and great-tasting tap water, view the report at www.kcwater.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-WQR.pdf; or call 816-513-1313 for a mailed paper copy.
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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.