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MSD News and Alerts

Official MSD press releases and media alerts issued by MSD.
Thu, 09/12/2019

Amy Fehr has been appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD). Ms. Fehr was appointed to the MSD Board of Trustees by St. Louis County Executive Sam Page. Her term expires in 2024.

Tue, 07/23/2019

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) are making repairs to a damaged force main sewer in North St. Louis County. The break is located in a heavily wooded area off Fox Haven Ct., near Spanish Lake.

Mon, 07/22/2019

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) are responding after morning storms caused overflows at two pump stations in St. Louis County.

The Kiefer Creek Pump Station at Castlewood State Park lost power around 6:30am. MSD crews were able to quickly respond and get the pump back online within 30 minutes. An estimated 60,000 gallons of wastewater overflowed into Kiefer Creek, a tributary of the Meramec River, while the pump station was down. The pump station is no longer overflowing and the area is being disinfected.

Fri, 07/19/2019

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District are conducting a cleanup after an overflow occurred at a wastewater pumping station in Sunset Hills.

Thu, 06/27/2019

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is implementing a Prevailing Wage Program effective July 1, 2019. The first wage order will take effect for all applicable projects advertised for bid on or after July 1, 2019. Subsequently, MSD will make a new wage order determination biannually, on or about January 1 and July 1of each year.

Sun, 06/02/2019

Rising river levels added to by Saturday night’s storm caused a Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) force main sewer at the foot of Carr Street in downtown St. Louis to fail in early morning hours of Sunday, June 2. Complications from this chain of events have led to a loss of hot water to twelve downtown buildings.

Thu, 05/23/2019

A power outage at one of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s (MSD) Pump Stations along the River Des Peres has caused water to back up into homes along Germania Street.

Wed, 05/22/2019

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) are making repairs to a force main after it was broken by a contractor. The break is located at 13084 Old Gravois, in an industrial area of Sunset Hills.
The break happened Wednesday afternoon when a contractor performing underground utility work along Old Gravois hit an underground sewer pipe while boring.

Mon, 05/20/2019

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) Project Clear is continuing to encourage landowners to install rainscaping features on their property with the Rainscaping Small Grants Program 2019-2020 grant round. Approved landowners residing within the designated Program Area, which now includes the River des Peres combined sewer area, will be reimbursed up to $4,000 for installing rainscaping features on their property, which helps the environment by reducing the amount of stormwater entering the sewer system.

Mon, 05/20/2019

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) have teamed up to create one scholarship for the Environmental Resource Training Center (ERTC) of SIUE.

Fri, 05/17/2019

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) are making repairs to an underground force main sewer break in North St. Louis County. The location of the break is off Fox Haven Ct., near Spanish Lake, in unincorporated St. Louis County. Sewer services in the area have not been affected.

Tue, 05/14/2019

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) acted Tuesday to relocate two families on Dellridge Court in the north St. Louis County after the hillside behind their homes shifted nearly 10 feet away from the homes and toward a stormwater drainage channel that is maintained by MSD.

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