News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 13, 2012
Water pressure restored to South Kansas City customers
Normal water pressure has been restored to Water Services customers in South Kansas City who may have experienced low pressure due to a break on a 30-inch main near I-435 and Blue River Road.Water Services crews have isolated the break and restored water pressure to customers in the area.Customers should not experience additional interruptions during the repair.
Additionally, there were two water main breaks south of I-435 today. Earlier today, a main broke on 107thTerrace, just west of Holmes Road. That break has been repaired and water service has been restored. This afternoon, there was a break at 127thStreet, just east of Main Street. That break should be repaired early tomorrow morning.
Emergency dispatch representatives are addressing customer calls regarding each of these main breaks. Due to the large number of calls, some customers may have experiencedlong wait times ordisconnection, which the Department regrets.Water Services will provide updates to customers in these areas as more information becomes available.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Kincaid, firstname.lastname@example.org, or (816) 513-0284.
The Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department maintains and operates water collection, processing and distribution systems, stormwater management and control systems, and wastewater 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 the system.
Visit WSD online at www.kcmo.org/water. Follow WSD on Twitter @kcmowater.