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St. Louis Post Dispatch
Fri, 01/04/2019 - The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District secured a massive chunk of funding last month for a wastewater management project that aims to combat sewer system backups in a suburban swath of St. Louis County, from Clayton to Shrewsbury. The $47.7 million loan from the Environmental Protection Agency announced Dec. 20 represents nearly half of the overall price for the $97 million Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel and Sanitary Relief project, which will feature an almost four-mile tunnel for wastewater transmission, bored 150 to 250 feet below ground.
St. Louis Business Journal
Fri, 12/21/2018 - The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) will receive a $47.7 million federal loan to help finance sewer upgrades as part of the district's Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel and Sanitary Relief project. The loan, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, comes through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). The federal loan will finance nearly half of the project's estimated $97 million cost, officials said Thursday. The project is expected to create 70 jobs, with construction to start in 2019 with completion targeted for late 2023.
EPA Provides $47.7M Loan To The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District For Water Infrastructure Upgrades
EPA WIFIA loan will improve local wastewater infrastructure, create jobs, and better protect Deer Creek
Thu, 12/20/2018 - Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $47.7M Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to help finance its Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel and Sanitary Relief project.
St. Louis Public Radio
Thu, 12/20/2018 - The Environmental Protection Agency is giving the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District a $48 million loan to build pump stations and sewers to help divert stormwater runoff in St. Louis County. The federal loan funds nearly half of the $97 million cost to construct the series of wastewater projects that will be connected to the Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel.
MSD: There's no immediate danger to residents near Maline Creek
Wed, 12/19/2018 - Crews in north St. Louis are busy repairing a sewer line break after about 80,000 gallons of sewage flowed into a nearby creek. The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District discovered the leak Monday near Riverview and Chain of Rocks Drive.
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 80,000 gallons of sewage entered Maline Creek on Monday, officials said. The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) sent crews to make repairs after a sewer main break occurred near Riverview and Chain of Rocks Drive in north St. Louis City.
Mon, 05/08/2017 - 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
Thu, 05/04/2017 - 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
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 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.
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 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.
Sat, 04/29/2017 - Flooding from the end of 2015 is still fresh on the minds of residents across the bi-state. And with excessive rain in the forecast and a Flash Flood Watch in effect, local emergency personal are taking precautions now.
Sat, 04/29/2017 - Valley Park was a hard hit community during the flooding of 2015. Officials are taking steps to protect the town from the rising water.