(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 4620 Virginia Street at 9:00 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2020. The overflow ended at 9:20 p.m. the same day. Wastewater surfaced and entered into Brush Creek. Wastewater repair crews implemented bypass pumping which ended the overflow. Cleaning crews are onsite to remove rock and debris from the 27 inch main.
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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.