Metropolitan Sewer District

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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