Many of us don’t give much thought to our sewer system until our yard, basement or neighborhood floods. Then it’s just nasty and we’re all left wondering, “how did this happen”? Well here in Louisville, MSD, or the Metropolitan Sewer District, is in charge of all things sewer and drainage. But with aging infrastructure, flood clean-up costs, and capital projects on the horizon, like many of us, MSD is facing some tough financial times. Join us on Monday when we get an update on MSD and call us with your questions. Listen to the Show
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Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District is complying with an EPA order to file plans to overhaul its antiquated sewer system. But a plan due out Wednesday is angering some residents of rural parts of Jeffersontown.
The Ohio River is rising and the Louisville Metro Sewer District is preparing for high water. One pumping station was turned on Tuesday and two more will likely be turned on Wednesday.
An equipment failure yesterday afternoon caused eight-million gallons of raw sewage to spill into the Ohio River. MSD Director Bud Schardein says crews were doing a preventive maintenance check of a sewer line gate when it broke and lodged into a position that allowed raw sewage to spill into the river. It was fixed by… Continue reading Millions of Gallons of Raw Sewage Spill Into Ohio River
Metro Government’s options are limited when it comes to keeping neighborhoods dry.
Louisville Metro Sewer District officials say more infrastructure work may be needed to prevent flooding in west and southwest Louisville.
City officials have closed all but four lanes along a stretch of East Broadway between Brent and Campbell Streets because of the potential threat of an underground sewer collapse.
The ice storm has caused problems for the Louisville Metro Sewer District.
Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District will hold two more public meetings to receive comments on its plans to upgrade the city’s entire sewer system.
Metropolitan Sewer District officials have unveiled a plan to overhaul the county’s aging sewer system. The court-ordered plan is designed to reduce overflows of untreated sewage into local waterways.