MSD in the Community

Upcoming Events

Ohio River Sweep

June 17, 2017, 9 AM to Noon.

You can help keep our waterways clean. Join us for our largest river cleanup event, the Ohio River Sweep. This event is scheduled each year for the third Saturday in June.

Register now for Ohio River Sweep 2017!

Past sites include:

  • Hays Kennedy Park – 7003 Beachland Beach Road
  • Juniper Beach Area – Harrods Creek Fire Department, 5230 Upper River Road
  • Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park – 3730 River Road
  • Eva Bandman Park – 1701 River Road
  • Shawnee Park – W Market Street, between Northwestern Parkway and Fontaine Landing Court
  • Riverview Park – 8202 Greenwood Road (Greenwood Road and Cane Run Road)

 

Past Events

MSD at BIA Louisville

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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Building Our Blocks

Mayor Greg Fischer has launched a new initiative—Building Our Blocks—designed to bring together key partners such as city agencies, organizations and community leaders in day-long, collaborative efforts aimed at minimizing blight, deterring crime, beautifying neighborhoods and building hope—one block at a time.

The Building Our Blocks team volunteered in the Parkland Neighborhood on November 17 and Smoketown on October 14.

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MSD's Building Our Blocks Team with Mayor Greg Fischer

 

Adventures in Water, October 11-13, 2015

The Adventures in Water Education Festival was held October 11-13, on the lawn at Water Tower Park. MSD display booths featured our wastewater treatment process and how stormwater affects our waterways. About 1,200 elementary students visited for a real-world extension of their classroom learning experiences.

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Kentucky Construction Career Day, September 20-21, 2016

MSD was one of approximately 60 exhibitors at the 12th annual Kentucky Construction Career Day, sponsored by the Kentucky Construction Career Choice Council on September 20 and 21, 2016. Troy Smith organized MSD’s participation in this event.

Smith states, “This is a huge event for us. MSD is introduced to 2,500 high school students interested in the construction industry. We create excitement about MSD job opportunities through hands-on experiences, including a timed sewer pipe-cutting contest, confined entry experience, operating an excavator and operating MSD’s underground camera.”

Students come from numerous Kentucky counties, including Bullitt, Jefferson, Meade and Shelby counties attend the event.

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