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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Louisville MSD has taken another step toward a regional approach for watershed protection.
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.
Interested in a career in the utilities sector?
Then plan to attend the Utility Workforce Development – Sharpening Your Skills virtual event from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13. Participants will get an introduction to local utilities, learn of current and upcoming job opportunities, gain workforce readiness skills, and learn about available resources available from community partners.
MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott has been appointed by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer to help lead a newly launched effort to close the city’s racial wealth gap. Parrott and LG&E and KU Energy Chief Executive Officer Paul Thompson are co-chairs of the Equity in Contracting and Procurement Task Force the mayor created Wednesday by executive order.