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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 8, 2012

Residents advised about wastewater overflow near 12414 Holmes Road

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department reported a wastewater overflow due to blockage in the sewer line, caused by grease and rags, at a manhole near 12414 Holmes Road on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 3:35 p.m.

Approximately 330 gallons were discharged during the overflow, and the sewage was contained in the grassy area around the manhole. The overflow ended at 3:57 p.m., and the sewage did not reach a waterway.

For more information, please contact Kip Peterson, with the Water Services Department, at 816-513-0280.

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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City News Releases - 2012
 

 
 
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