Metropolitan Sewer District

File photo of a creek. Photo: iStock

Sewage Spills into North St. Louis County Creek

Authorities are advising people to say away from a north St. Louis County creek after a sewage leak.


River Des Peres file photo

‘Chelsea the Chomper’ Digging Tunnels Beneath River Des Peres

Chelsea is a 150-ton boring machine that’s creating tunnels beneath the River Des Peres for the Metropolitan Sewer District.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Metro Sewer District Ready For Flooding

After a pump failure last month, the Metropolitan Sewer District says the pumps fixed and ready to go if it floods this weekend.


KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Koster Sues Landfill Owner to Put Out Raging Garbage Fire

The State of Missouri files suit against the owner of a Bridgeton landfill where an underground fire has neighbors afraid for their health.


MSD Casts A Wary Eye on Hurricane Isaac

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–With heavy rain from Hurricane Isaac forecast to hit here Friday and through the weekend, the Metropolitan Sewer District is warning customers to get ready for possible flash flooding. Heavy downpours have caused sewer […]



MSD Faces Criticism Over No-Bid Contracts

Tom Sullivan says it isn’t right that consulting contracts went to Burns and McDonnell, whose St. Louis office was run for many years by MSD Chairman Robert Berry.



Last Meeting On MSD Rate Hike Next Week

“This isn’t a city issue or a county issue, its a community issue,” explains MSD spokesman Lance LeComb


13 chamberlee lane

Raw Sewage Spills into Smith Creek

An eight inch sewer main broke near 13 Chamblee Lane in Creve Coeur and leaked approximately 215,000 gallons of sewage into Smith Creek.


KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Ratepayers Protest Prospect of Massive Sewer Bill Increases

Why does it cost more to flush the toilet than fill the bathtub? was the question posed to sewer district officials.


Chesterfield Residents Hear About MSD Rate Increases

Four more hearings are scheduled before any decisions are made




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