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MSD’s ‘clAIRity’ program to enhance odor management
MSD’s protection of area waterways earns regional clean water awards
MSD opens a portion of 26th Street in time for the start of a new school year
Small local businesses have opportunity to gain MSD construction contracts
Full-building mural converting key downtown corner to visual oasis
Portion of 26th Street closed for emergency sewer line repair
MSD Connects large diameter sewer line work
MSD introduces new, more efficient open records request process
New program to increase opportunities for small local businesses to gain MSD construction contracts
MSD to begin opening a section of Broadway between Second and Hancock streets to traffic this Friday
Louisville MSD moves toward acquisition of Bullitt County Sanitation District
Portion of East Liberty Street remains closed due to cave-in
Green infrastructure under Churchill Downs parking lots protects from localized flooding and sewer overflows
Baxter Avenue sewer work complete
MSD Connects large diameter sewer line work ongoing in two areas of the city
Safely cleaning up after a flood
MSD flood protection crews working to protect the city from the rising Ohio River
Sewer line repairs at Story and Frankfort avenues COMPLETE
Sewer line repair on Story Avenue at base of I-64 ramp complete
Road closures needed for emergency sewer line repair
Section of Cherokee Parkway to close for sewer line repair
Large sewer lines under both W and E Broadway are in need of repair
MSD completes stream and wetland corridor restoration at protected conservation easement along Middle Fork Beargrass Creek tributary
Properly dispose of cooking fats and protect your home from sewer backups
Repair work continues underground on large sewer pipe under East Broadway
Volunteers needed to clean the banks of the Middle Fork of Beargrass Creek
Bumblebee “knuckles” return to the surface
Plans underway to repair large sewer pipe under E Broadway 
USACE Chief signs report for Louisville Ohio River Flood Protection System
Utility Workforce Development – Sharpening Your Skills 
Center lanes of East Broadway closed for public safety concerns 
 MSD marks a true ‘breakthrough’ 
 MSD board approves financial assistance program 
Louisville MSD reaffirms its commitment to Supplier Diversity and Community Benefits programs
New MSD pump station building designed to fit in with future expansion of Waterfront Park
Treat your plumbing right and avoid a sewer backup
MSD board supports increasing customer assistance with water and wastewater bills during pandemic
World Plumbing Day and why you need to treat your plumbing right
MSD flood protection crews working to protect the city from the rising Ohio River 
Bumblebee is halfway home
“Can You Dig It?” session to outline opportunities for MSD contractors in 2020
Excavation of work area allows inspection and repairs of broken sewer line under Harrods Creek
Work continues on large sewer pipe under Harrods Creek in Prospect
Work continues on large sewer pipe under Harrods Creek in Prospect
Portion of large sewer pipe fails under Harrods Creek in Prospect
Sewer line break repair underway at Harrods Creek in Prospect
How to recycle used cooking oil or properly dispose of it
USACE releases study of Louisville Ohio River Flood Protection System
MSD Portland CSO Basin now in service
Contractor causes break to main sewer line 
Intersection of 15th Street and Wilson Avenue closes due to cave-in of 108-year-old sewer line
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and MSD partner for Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Study
MSD board elects new leadership positions
Drainage, wastewater and flood-protection projects to move forward as MSD board approves annual rate adjustment
Louisville Leaders Release First Ever Water Equity Roadmap
MSD Shawnee Park Basin is now in service
$205 million in drainage, wastewater and flood-protection projects planned across Louisville as MSD rolls out FY 2020 capital plan
City of Crestwood approves Louisville MSD to purchase City of Crestwood sewer system
Louisville MSD’s commitment to Supplier Diversity earns the utility regional recognition
MSD provides update to Louisville Metro Hazard Mitigation Plan
A smart sewer system—Louisville MSD wins international award for its innovation
Louisville MSD announces new Supplier Diversity and Community Benefits programs
MSD terminates employment of tractor trailer driver
Repair and roadway closure required due to floodgate failure
Statement from MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott
MSD Accident Statement
MSD explains how it fixed one of its largest sewer lines
MSD investigates cave-in at Second and Liberty streets
The end of MSD’s emergency repair of vital sewer line under Main Street is in sight
Emergency repair and roadway closure required due to floodgate failure
President Trump signs Water Resources Development Act
MSD Market Street sewer line repair is complete
MSD to close a portion of Market Street for repair of sewer line cave-in
Traffic to divert on portion of East Broadway for sewer line work
MSD repair of sewer line under Muhammad Ali Boulevard delayed due to heavy rains
Safe Swimming Pool Draining Tips Offered as Summer Closes
End of repair for Broadway sewer collapse in sight
Another problem for one of MSD’s largest sewer lines
MSD’s Waterway Protection Tunnel reaches 220-foot depth milestone
Mellwood Avenue — one-lane closure begins August 13
Work continues on two sewer collapses in the downtown area
MSD closes portion of East Liberty Street and Baxter Avenue due to cave-in
MSD’s Waterway Protection Tunnel to extend and capture more wastewater overflow
Work continues on E Broadway at S Preston Street to repair sewer collapse


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