News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2012
Overnight valve repairs near 33rd and Broadway may affect water service in the area
City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services crews will replace five valves overnight Tuesday, June 5. The valves are located at the following locations:
two valves at 34th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
two valves at Linwood Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard
one valve at 34th Street and Broadway Boulevard
Customers in the area of area of Linwood Boulevard to 35th Street, and Jefferson Street to Broadway Boulevard may have low or no water pressure between 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 and 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 6. Customers from Linwood Boulevard east of Broadway Boulevard to Wyandotte Street may also have low or no water pressure.
“Routine valve maintenance is important to our commitment of providing clean drinking water and public safety,” said Water Services Director Terry Leeds. “We realize the inconvenience that this testing and maintenance places on our customers and will make a concerted effort to return water service as soon as possible.”
For more information, contact Colleen Doctorian, public information officer for the Water Services Department, at 816-513-0232.
The Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department maintains and operates water collection, processing and distribution systems, stormwater management and control systems, and waste water collection and processing systems for residential and business customers in Kansas City and for wholesale customers in the Kansas City region. Operation is funded by fees charged to customers based on their use of products and services.
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