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File photo of water coming from a shower head. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Customers to Pay for MSD Billing Error

A miscalculation that goes back nearly two years has many local sewer district customers doing double takes when they open their bills – and perhaps uttering some choice words.

03/25/2015

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Coming Up with the Cash to Pay for Sewer System Upgrades

Do you want the MSD to borrow about a $1 billion, and your sewer rates rise to $61 dollars a month by 2020? Or do you want the district to pay cash as it goes, and your bill go up to $96 dollars a month by 2020?

03/05/2015

The Old North neighborhood at 14th & Clinton is the first of six sites designed to take pressure off of MSD storm drains during heavy rainfall. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Raingarden In Old North St. Louis Will Take Pressure Off Storm Drains

MSD pursues rainscaping strategy to alleviate stormwater runoff concerns.

07/25/2013

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Minority Contractors Demand Share Of MSD Project

They rally day after Proposition Y passes

06/06/2012

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Section Of 18th Street Near Union Station Collapses

Race to make repairs before bad weather arrives.

01/20/2012

basement flood

Flood Victims Demand Accountability From MSD

South city residents wonder why others got apologies from sewer district, and they didn’t.

07/25/2011

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

06/29/2011