Critical Repair & Reinvestment Plan News

Downtown Street Cave-In Repairs

October 13, 2017
Downtown Street Cave-In Repairs

Press briefing:


Timeline Updated for Downtown Street Cave-In Repair

East Main and Hancock streets scheduled to open to limited traffic by October 9

Temporary sewer pumps shut off ahead of schedule on October 2

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MSD Board Approves 2017 Preliminary Rate Resolution

May 24, 2017
neighborhood flooding

To view the Preliminary Rate Resolution click here

To view the Preliminary Rates, Rentals, & Charges click here

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Executive Director Tony Parrott gives his point of view

May 24, 2017
Tony Parrott

Louisville MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott gave his Point of View on Louisville's infrastructure issues, and the Critical Repair & Reinvestment Plan that has been developed to address it, to WDRB on Friday, May 19. 

You can watch his Guest POV here.

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MSD Executive Director writes op-ed on infrastructure needs

April 26, 2017
sewer collapse

MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott has written an opinion piece for the Courier-Journal, which has been published on their website and in the April 26th issue. Parrott addresses Louisville's need to invest in critical wastewater, stormwater and flood protection infrastructure in order to protect our community from risks associated with aging infrastructure. 

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Value of Water — MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott speaks at Congressional Hearing

March 22, 2017
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Washington, DC, March 22, 2017—The Value of Water Campaign today released an economic impact analysis it commissioned to understand how investments in the nation’s water infrastructure affects economic growth and employment. The report release coincides with World Water Day and Water Week, global and national efforts to draw attention to the need to invest in water infrastructure. The report, "The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure" will be shared for the first time today, World Water Day, at a briefing on Capitol Hill.

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Tony Parrott Speaks to Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

March 20, 2017
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MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott spoke to the Louisville Metro Council Intergovernmental Affairs Committee on March 14, laying out MSD's Critical Repair & Reinvestment Plan. Footage of this presentation can be viewed at

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Executive Director Tony Parrott speaks with 89.3 WFPL

February 27, 2017
Tony Parrott

Throughout January and February, Louisville MSD has presented its infrastructure needs to the community through the Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan.

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MSD hosts catastrophic urban flood plan session

February 24, 2017
flood plan meeting

Louisville MSD Flood Protection Supervisor JP Carsone (pictured standing) is serving as Team Lead for Louisville Metro and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Regional Resiliency Assessment Program to develop a plan for catastrophic urban flooding, which could occur if Louisville’s Ohio River Flood Protection System (operated and maintained by MSD) experienced a failure during a heavy rain event.

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Collapsed sewer repair at 7th & Cedar Streets

February 13, 2017
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MSD experienced an example of collapsing infrastructure just outside the MSD Main Office on February 9. A brick catch basin connected to the combined sewer system, which was installed in 1899, collapsed on 7th and Cedar Streets.

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MSD presents Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan to BIA Louisville

February 02, 2017
Tony Parrott

MSD joined the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, Inc. for a community conversation concerning MSD’s Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan on February 2, 2017, at the Price Weber Advertising Agency building.

MSD management networked with building industry professionals, and Executive Director Tony Parrott gave a presentation on Louisville’s wastewater, stormwater and flood protection infrastructure needs. He answered questions posed by the attendees, who were also given the opportunity to fill out our Community Input form.

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