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Flood Protection One Step Closer For Swope Park Industrial Area Posted on June 21, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Businesses in the Swope Park Industrial Area near 75th and Cleveland in Kansas City got a boost from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  The Corps released its latest work plan for FY18 and it includes funding for a flood protection system for their area. The Swope Park Industrial Area has… Read more »

Customers Advised About Wastewater Overflow Near 3540 N. Cherry Street Posted on June 13, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 3540 N. Cherry St. on Tuesday, June 12th, at 5:10 p.m.  The overflow was the result of a collapsed 12” sewer main.  The overflow ended at 11:45 p.m. the same day and resulted in an overflow of 11,850 gallons of wastewater.  The overflow… Read more »

KC Water Uses a 19-Ton Weight to Prepare for Levee Construction in South Kansas City Posted on May 31, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Construction in south Kansas City is booming. Every day for the next few weeks a 16-ton crane will drop a 19-ton steel weight from 60-feet in the sky.  It’s called dynamic compaction and it’s the latest step in building a levee to protect the Dodson Industrial District from flooding. “There are… Read more »

Customers Advised About Wastewater Overflow Near 6835 Askew Avenue Posted on May 25, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – KC Water responded to a wastewater overflow near 6835 Askew Avenue on Friday, May 25th, at 9:20 a.m.  The overflow was the result of debris blocking the grates covering the combined sewer outfall.  The overflow ended at 9:40 a.m. the same day and resulted in an overflow of 440 gallons of… Read more »

KC Water Joins 6th Annual National Infrastructure Week Posted on May 16, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Today, KC Water announced its participation in the national advocacy and educational event, Infrastructure Week. Across the country, hundreds of businesses, labor organizations, elected officials and more will come together spread the message about why it is #TimeToBuild. For FY19, KC Water will invest more than $320 million in Kansas City’s… Read more »

KC Water Advocates for Conserving Water Resources as Drinking Water Week Ends Posted on May 11, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – As Drinking Water Week concludes, KC Water, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America encourage consumers to conserve water. Unlike other parts of the country, Kansas City is fortunate to be situated along the Missouri River which provides more than enough water to meet Kansas City’s daily… Read more »

KC Water Celebrates Two Local Businesses for Their Use of Tap Water Posted on May 11, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – As Drinking Water Week concludes, two local businesses celebrate Kansas City tap water. At Swordfish Tom’s in the Crossroads, owner Jill Cockson is making a name for herself in ice. Not just any ice.  She uses tap water to make 300 pound blocks of ice that she carves down to serving… Read more »

Kansas City Council Declares May 6-12, 2018 as Drinking Water Week Posted on May 10, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Today the City Council of the City of Kansas City, Missouri declared May 6-12, 2018, as Drinking Water Week in Kansas City. “Mr. Mayor and Members of the City Council, on behalf of KC Water’s 870-plus employees, thank you for taking the time to recognize not only Kansas City’s great-tasting and… Read more »

KC Water Strives To Educate The Public On How They Can Protect Source Water Posted on May 9, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – As Drinking Water Week continues, KC Water joins the American Water Works Association in urging the collaboration between water utilities and the public to protect the source of our drinking water. Kansas City gets its drinking water from the Missouri River so keeping the river and the creeks and streams that… Read more »

KC Water Encourages Getting to Know Local H2O During Drinking Water Week Posted on May 8, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo.) – As Drinking Water Week continues, KC Water joins the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America in encouraging water consumers to get to know their local H2O. Today, KC Water released an annual report entitled “2018 Water Quality Report: Delivering High Quality Water To Your Tap.”  The report,… Read more »

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