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St. Louis Post Dispatch
Tue, 05/28/2019 - City officials expressed confidence Tuesday that they’ll be able to protect homes and businesses from flooding from what’s expected to be the second-highest Mississippi River crest in St. Louis history.
St. Louis Post Dispatch
Fri, 05/24/2019 - When the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District was formed in the 1950s, it inherited what ranks as the country’s fourth-largest network of wastewater infrastructure — a sprawling system that, utility officials explain, was not built to satisfy modern guidelines for sewage overflows or other environmental safeguards.
St. Louis Post Dispatch
Fri, 05/24/2019 - Sewers backed up into an estimated 500 to 600 homes near the River Des Peres in St. Louis after a lightning strike early Thursday caused a pump station failure, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District said.
KTVI
Fri, 05/24/2019 - When many went to sleep Wednesday they had no idea rain, thunder, and lightning was coming in the middle of the night. One lightning strike took out a pump station. Soon the homes along Germania near Sharp were filling with water and sewage. A sight and sound no one wants.
KSDK
"You gotta get through it before you can do anything else. We're all in disaster mode I guess," said Vicky Grass.
Thu, 05/23/2019 - For many of us, the basement is where we keep most of our memories; old pictures, childhood toys, but residents in South St. Louis say those memories are now destroyed after their basements were completely flooded.
KTVI
Thu, 05/23/2019 - The Metropolitan Sewer District said they believe 500 to 600 homes are dealing with flooding in south St. Louis after a pump station on the River Des Peres experienced a power outage. MSD staff said the station was struck by lightning.
KMOV
Thu, 05/23/2019 - A power outage at the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District's (MSD) pump station along the River Des Peres has caused water to backup in homes along Germania St.
KMOX
Two families are working with MSD to be relocated if need be.
Wed, 05/15/2019 - Two families have been forced from their homes because a hillside nearby is collapsing. The Metropolitan Sewer District says a hillside behind Dellridge Court has moved ten feet toward a drainage channel. This has happened over the past two weeks due in part to heavy rainfall.
KTVI
Tue, 05/14/2019 - Families in two Dellwood homes are expected to be evacuated Tuesday night. An MSD storm channel has been carrying their backyards away and now things are dangerous.
KMOV
Wed, 05/08/2019 - A year after News 4 tracked down a California millionnaire, whose company owns hundred of homes in our area, there are new developments. As investigative reporter Chris Nagus explains, it’s good news for tax players.
KTVI
Fri, 05/03/2019 - The city of St. Louis is preparing for rising river levels. In south St. Louis, the city streets department shut down traffic on the Alabama Avenue Bridge over the River Des Peres by building a flood wall with sandbags.
KSDK
This second crash happened in north city. No students were on board at the time.
Tue, 04/23/2019 - A school bus was involved in a crash with several vehicles in north St. Louis. It was the second crash involving a school bus in the city Monday morning. A vehicle marked with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District logo also was involved in the crash.

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