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Posted on March 23, 2017

(Kansas City MO) – KC water has cancelled the precautionary boil water advisory for customers, who may have experienced low water pressure due to a water main break, in the area: bounded by E. 47th Street on the north, Blue Parkway on the south, Coal Mine Road on the west, and I-435 on the east. In addition, along Ozark Road, from Eastern Avenue east to Sycamore Avenue, and on the 4700 Block of Eastern Avenue. A map of the affected area can be found HERE.

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 returned results which confirm water quality, and the tap water in this area meets the high standards for public drinking water. KC Water confirms that residents in this area are no longer advised to boil water before drinking.

Customers with questions or concerns may contact KC Water by calling 816.513.7000 (Water Laboratory, available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or 816.513.0416 (Water Dispatch, available 24/7).

For more information regarding Boil Water Advisories, please visit

For restaurants with food safety questions, please contact the Environmental Public Health Program Office, in the City’s Public Health Department, at 816.513.6315. Or, please visit:

For more information, please contact Brooke Givens, Media Relations Coordinator, at or 816.513.0284.


KC Water maintains and operates water treatment and distribution systems, stormwater management systems, and wastewater collection and treatment systems for residential and business customers in Kansas City and for wholesale customers in the Kansas City area. KC Water is primarily funded by fees charged to customers based on their use or impacts on the three utility systems.

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