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KC Water Reminds Drivers to Stay Focused in Work Zones Posted on April 11, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Every day KC Water has dozens of men and women making important improvements and repairs to Kansas City’s infrastructure.  Much of that work happens underground and along busy roads.   To help keep them safe crews set up traffic cones, signs and barricades. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work. “I’ve seen people run… Read more »

KC Water Invites Customers to Bag-Up Leaves and Brush Posted on April 3, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Springtime means the beginning of lawn care season. Spring leaf and brush curbside collection begins Monday, April 9th.  Customers are asked to collect their lawn debris in paper bags and set them by the curb by 7:00 a.m. on their regularly-scheduled trash day. Here is the Spring 2018 schedule: Residents who… Read more »

KC Water Unearths a Piece of History While Installing New Water Main in the 18th and Vine District Posted on April 2, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Improvements are happening in the 18th and Vine District.  The first is a new water main.  The 8” main that’s in the ground now has been there since 1882. That’s 136 years!   KC Water is replacing that pipe with a larger, 12” main for enhanced water service. This project starts at… Read more »

KC Water is Often Called Upon to Help Clean Up Illegal Dump Sites Posted on March 19, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Kansas City’s parks add natural spaces and beauty to our city.  Unfortunately, some see the slopes and trees as a hiding place. Recently, KC Water staff received notice that an illegal dump site had been discovered. “I got a call from the Office of Environmental Quality and we had a report… Read more »

KC Water Building New Pump Station to Meet Northland Demand Posted on March 12, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – For nearly 10 years, the pump inside the Shoal Creek Pump Station has kept water flowing to homes and businesses in the Northland.  But, because that area is ultimately expected to attract more than 70,000 residents, KC Water needed to expand.  Work is currently underway to rebuild the station in order… Read more »

PRECAUTIONARY ADVISORY TO BOIL WATER CANCELLED Posted on March 7, 2018

(Kansas City, MO) – KC Water has cancelled the precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the area of Hangar Road to Markey Road and Bales Road to Nellis Drive.   KC Water has sampled and tested the tap water in this area to ensure water quality and safety.  Water tests conducted on the tap water in this area have… Read more »

KC WATER ISSUES PRECAUTIONARY ADVISORY TO BOIL WATER Posted on March 6, 2018

(Kansas City, MO) – KC Water is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory to customers, who may have experienced low water pressure due to a water main break, in the area: bounded by Hangar Road on the north, Markey Road on the south, Bales Road on the west, and Nellis Drive on the east. Here… Read more »

Results From Two KC Water Green Infrastructure Projects Published Posted on March 6, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water’s success with two sustainability projects is now online to share more widely how these projects help Kansas City and how they can be replicated elsewhere. The Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions Pilot Project and the Swope Campus Parking Lot and Sustainable Stormwater Improvements Project were included in the… Read more »

KC Water Joins Local and Federal Leaders to Break Ground on Flood Control Project for South Kansas City Posted on March 5, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Businesses and homes in south Kansas City are one step closer to greater flood protection.  On March 2nd, federal and city leaders broke ground on the fifth and final phase of the Dodson Industrial Flood Protection Project.   “It’s been a long time coming. This is going to protect 30 local… Read more »

KC Water Receives Certificate of Achievement for Financial Excellence Posted on March 1, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – The Government Finance Officers Association recently awarded KC Water the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).  This is the first time KC Water has received this distinction. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental… Read more »

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