MSD closes portion of East Liberty Street due to cave-in

May 11, 2021
East Liberty Street

LOUISVILLE – Crews have closed East Liberty Street between Campbell and Wenzel streets due to two cave-ins in the pavement. Inspections reveal the cave-ins result from breaks with the connections to a 30-inch brick sewer line installed in 1871.

Traffic detour signs are being installed, and sidewalks remain open at this time. MSD crews will begin repairs in the morning. At this time, there is no estimate of how long the repairs will take.

There is no loss of sewer service during the repair.

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WIFIA loan for Morris Forman project marks MSD commitment to community

April 16, 2021

The April 15 announcement of a $97 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Louisville MSD marks a commitment to safe, clean waterways for the community while also saving money.

MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan, Kentucky’s Secretary of Energy and Environment Rebecca Goodman, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, and other officials for the announcement conducted via video conferencing.

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Safely cleaning up after a flood

March 06, 2021

With Ohio River floodwaters receding, home and business owners turn their attention to the task of cleaning up. MSD advises taking photographs of the damage before cleanup begins. Residents and owners are encouraged to begin cleanup as soon as possible; floodplain permits are not required before cleanup begins.


Flood cleanup safety tips:

• Before entering your home, check for damaged power lines, gas lines, foundation cracks and other exterior damage. It may be too dangerous to enter the home.

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MSD Field Day 2021 set for April 14

February 24, 2021
Field Day

MSD’s Field Day 2021 will be a virtual event this year. The annual event is an educational day for professionals in the construction and engineering industries.

MSD welcomes all contractors, developers, engineers, homebuilders, inspectors, regulators and vendors, as well as floodplain, industrial, real estate and stormwater professionals.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on April 14. Topics to be covered include:

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Road closures needed for emergency sewer line repair

January 31, 2021
Story Avenue

There is a large depression, or dip in the pavement, in Story Avenue, where the I-64 eastbound exit ramp connects with the roadway. The area is covered with metal plates while inspections continue.

This repair requires the I-64 eastbound ramp to close beginning at 9:30 AM, Monday, February 1. The ramp must close to ensure the safety of the crews who are working at the base of the ramp. One lane of Story Avenue will be open to traffic through the repair site.

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Funds from Louisville Metro offer support for those struggling in the COVID-19 pandemic

January 25, 2021

Beginning January 25, Louisville MSD and Louisville Water Company residential customers in Jefferson County can apply for a one-time credit to help with an unpaid balance on their water and wastewater bill. The Metro COVID-19 Relief funds are available to customers who have suffered financial hardship because of the pandemic.

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Metro Council approves utility bills assistance

December 11, 2020
Customer Relations

MSD customers struggling to pay utility bills due to the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can now find assistance through an ordinance passed by the Louisville Metro Council.

The $10 million Metro COVID-19 Relief Funds ordinance was approved by the council Thursday, December 10. Four million of the council’s allocation is dedicated to Louisville Water and Louisville MSD bills.

MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott said the assistance comes when help is needed more than ever before.

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Mayor proposes $10 million initiative to help those behind on utility bills as a result of COVID-19

November 16, 2020

New effort would fund partnership with Louisville Water, MSD, LG&E

Mayor Greg Fischer has proposed an ordinance to provide the Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) with an additional $10 million in the current fiscal year to help thousands of Louisville customers struggling to pay their utility bills because of a COVID-19 related financial hardship.

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Bullitt County signs agreement to proceed toward MSD acquisition

October 22, 2020

Louisville MSD has taken another step toward a regional approach for watershed protection.

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Breakthrough marks end of Bumblebee’s journey

October 06, 2020

The cool morning air was filled with excitement in a clearing near the intersection of Lexington Road and Grinstead Drive on the morning of September 22. After 21 months of carving its way through four miles and 625,000 tons of rock 18 stories underground, the Bumblebee machine had just thirty feet to go to complete the path of the Waterway Protection Tunnel under Louisville.

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