News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2012
Sunday night valve repairs near 45th and Madison may affect water service in the area
City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services crews will be replacing and installing valves overnight Sunday, June 10 in the area near 45th Street and Madison Avenue.
The valves are located at the following locations:
two valves at 45th Street and Madison Avenue
one valve at 43rd Street and Madison Avenue
one valve at 44th Street and Madison Avenue
Customers in the area of: Madison Avenue between 43rd and 45th streets; and 45th Street between Madison Avenue and Jefferson Street; and Belleview Avenue between 45th and 46th streets may have low or no water pressure between 11 p.m. Sunday, June 10 and 4 a.m. Monday, June 11.
During the repairs, traffic will be reduced to one lane northbound from approximately 43rd to 46th streets.
“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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