News from the Water Services Department
CONTACT: Colleen Doctorian, public information officer, 816-513-0232
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2010
Water main break closes Vivion Road between Cypress and Spruce
An eight-inch water main break at 2 am has closed all four lanes of Vivion Road road between Cypress and Spruce.
Water Services crews are on-site and will assess the road closure as they excavate the main. Four businesses and and 32 residents are without water.
The repairs to the water main will be completed today.
Customers are reminded that when service is restored they should flush their water lines for several minutes. Air trapped in the lines can make the water appear cloudy and customers should also remove faucet aerators and rinse them out.
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 intake, 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 entirely by fees charged to customers based on their use of products and services, not by taxes.