Metropolitan Sewer District


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



MSD Ratepayers Face Big Hikes — as Feds Order Sewer Improvements

MSD warns there is no federal or state funds handy to help ratepayers meet this mandate.


Major Flooding Soaks The Midwest

MSD Can’t Buy Out Residents with Water Damage

Some South St. Louis residents are looking for a buy-out after a storm caused water damage.


Alderman Fred Wessels (KMOX/file photo)

More Questions about Possible MSD Equipment Failures

More than a thousand basements flooded. Is it all Mother Nature’s fault?


One of the homes in north St. Louis that had storm/sewer water back up in its basement. June 26, 2011 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

UPDATE: MSD Admits Equipment Failures Worsened Northside Flooding

Power failure prevented gates from opening, trapping deluge of rainwater in neighborhood



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