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April 17, 2017ST. JOSEPH, Mo. |  By: Dieringer

St. Joseph Water Protection to bypass wastewater into Missouri River

The City of St. Joseph Water Protection facility will begin a bypass of wastewater into the Missouri River beginning at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow. St. Joseph's City Engineer Roger Sparks says the controlled overflow is necessary to facilitate repairs to Whitehead Pump Station. Sparks also says St. Joseph residents shouldn't notice any differences in their service.

St. Joseph Water Proection will partner with Garney Construction to make repairs at Whitehead Pump Station as well as at the wastewater treatment plant during the bypass. The duration of this bypass is anticipated to take about a day but may last up to 48 hours.