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Operations at KC Water Wastewater Pump Station Affected by Two Broken Sewer Mains

Posted on June 4, 2019

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Two broken sewer mains are affecting operations at KC Water’s Santa Fe Wastewater Pump Station.  On Sunday, June 2nd, a 30” force main and a 12” sludge line broke underneath the street at 1200 Woodswether Road. Without those lines in service, KC Water is unable to pump wastewater to the treatment plant and is instead pumping it directly into the Missouri River.  KC Water is in contact with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

For more information contact Heather Frierson, KC Water Media Relations Coordinator, at 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.

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