News from Water Services
CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, 816-513-0232
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 1, 2012
Residents advised about wastewater overflow in Hickman Mills Watershed
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department reported a wastewater overflow due to a root blockage in the sewer line near 4519 E 105th St. on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at 9:35 a.m.
Wastewater was discharged at a rate of approximately 5 gallons per minute during the overflow. The wastewater was absorbed into the ground. Wastewater did not reach state waters. The overflow ended at 10:50 a.m. Lime was applied to the affected area.
For more information, please contact Colleen Doctorian, with the Water Services Department, at 816-513-0232.