MSD Board Approves 6.9 Percent Rate Increase

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July 31, 2017

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On July 28, the Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Board approved a rate increase of 6.9 percent for MSD customers for wastewater, drainage and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) surcharge fees on all bills effective August 1, 2017. The average monthly residential wastewater bill (based on 5,000 gallons per month) issued on or after August 1, 2017, will reflect an increase of $3.03—from $43.84 to $46.87. Monthly stormwater drainage fees will increase by 60 cents—from $8.66 to $9.26. 

MSD will continue to offer a 30 percent discount on the surcharge and wastewater charges to qualified senior citizens. Those who are age 65 or older, have a gross annual household income of $35,000 or less and are both Louisville Water Company and MSD customers may request an application for the discount through MSD’s website,, or by calling Customer Relations at 502.587.0603.