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KC Water’s Water Treatment Plant Saves Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Energy Costs

Kansas City summers can be hard on one’s electric bill.  That’s why KC Water’s Water Supply Division partnered with KCP&L to reduce those energy costs – especially when the temperature hovers around 100 degrees. KC Water’s Water Supply Division participates in KCP&L’s Demand Response Incentive program, which rewards customers who …

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KC Water Installs New Large Flow Meters to More Accurately Track Water Usage

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Water utilities need to know where the water goes after it leaves the treatment plant.  Small meters do the job for homes, while large flow meters are used for larger customers such as hotels, retirement homes, and apartment complexes. “These flow meters allow us to track …

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KC Water Uses Trenchless Technology to Prevent Tearing Up Roads and Railroad Tracks

Cured in Place Pipe Used to Repair Sewer Mains, Minimizing Disruptions to Customers and Saving Money Hidden beneath the railroad tracks near Union Station and the Freight House District parking lot is a giant sewer main.  It’s six feet tall and is made of bricks that were hand laid in …

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KC Water Vac Trucks Suck Up What Others Leave Behind

Crews find everything from toys & trees to car parts & cell phones in catch basins (Kansas City, Mo.) – If you’ve thrown something out the car window, raked debris into the street or let your trash blow, the employees who operate KC Water’s vac trucks have probably pulled it …

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Kansas City Water Services Conducting Free Sewer Connection Checkups

For a limited-time, KC Water Services is offering a free service called Keep Out the Rain to help homeowners find plumbing connections that send rainwater into the city’s sanitary sewer system. These sewer connections are polluting our community by contributing to sewer overflows and/or causing basement backups. Evaluation crews are knocking on doors and …

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New Page for Vivion Road Corridor: Work Will Begin Soon on Big Shoal Greenway Trail

After years of decline, the Vivion Road corridor has begun to see new life with the redevelopment of the Antioch Crossing retail area. One improvement the area hasn’t seen is the increase in walkability. That is about to change with the construction of the Big Shoal Greenway Trail. The Big …

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