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MSD: Sewer Surcharge with Backflow Device (Bad Plumbing)
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This shows a house with bad plumbing and a backflow device installed to prevent water from backing up into the home's basement. Ground water is building up under the home and the lateral line is cracked. Watch what happens during dry conditions. During raining conditions when the sewer reaches its capacity watch how the backflow device prevents flow from the sewer from entering the home's basement, but ground water still infiltrates the basement through the cracked lateral line. .

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MSD News and Alerts

Official MSD press releases and media alerts issued by MSD.
Aug 17,
2017
A power failure at a Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) pump station located in Maryland Heights, Missouri, has caused a sewer overflow into a creek that connects to Mallard Lake in Creve Coeur County Park.
Jun 26,
2017
Crews and contractors with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) are working to repair an underground force main sewer break in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
May 30,
2017
The District's Board of Trustees is looking for organizations or agencies interested in filling 10 positions on MSD's Rate Commission.
Apr 27,
2017
With heavy rain forecasted over the next few days for the St. Louis region, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) crews are doing normal/proactive maintenance work and responding to customer calls as received.

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The post-contact survey is a survey of randomly selected MSD customers who have had contact with MSD employees in the previous 60 days. The annual customer satisfaction survey gathers input from all customers to objectively evaluate how well MSD is meeting the needs of its customers and identify priorities for improvements.
Here is the final report on MSD’s efforts to protect the wastewater treatment system and prevent basement backups during the recent flooding:
Here is the latest update on MSD’s efforts to protect the wastewater treatment system and prevent basement backups during the current flooding:

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KTVI
For many, the 2017 flood is another test of their spirit. For the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District, it's another test of the water. They test for things you’ve heard of, like E. coli, and things you likely haven’t heard of: benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Area water and sewer utilities said late Wednesday that major treatment facilities were still operational and appear to have cleared a major hurdle with floodwater along much of the Meramec River starting to recede.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The old adage "you can't get there from here" may soon become the mantra of a large section of the St. Louis metro area, as flooding cuts off key routes between St. Louis and Jefferson counties.
KTVI
Just a short drive from the soccer park sits MSD's Fenton treatment plant which is getting extra protection after the Meramec River submerged the facility in 2015.

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