MSD News


Value of Water — MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott speaks at Congressional Hearing

March 22, 2017
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Washington, DC, March 22, 2017—The Value of Water Campaign today released an economic impact analysis it commissioned to understand how investments in the nation’s water infrastructure affects economic growth and employment. The report release coincides with World Water Day and Water Week, global and national efforts to draw attention to the need to invest in water infrastructure. The report, "The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure" will be shared for the first time today, World Water Day, at a briefing on Capitol Hill.

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Tony Parrott Speaks to Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

March 20, 2017
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MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott spoke to the Louisville Metro Council Intergovernmental Affairs Committee on March 14, laying out MSD's Critical Repair & Reinvestment Plan. Footage of this presentation can be viewed at http://louisville.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=4972

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MSD co-hosts Joint Utility Reception

March 17, 2017
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On March 16, MSD co-hosted the 14th Annual Joint Utility Reception "Window of Opportunity" in collaboration with strategic partners—Louisville Water Company, LG&E KU Energy, LLC and Louisville Metro Government. The primary objectives of the reception were to encourage economic inclusion, expand supplier base, foster innovation with increased competition and cultivate economic development.

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MSD engineers honored by KSPE

March 09, 2017

Congratulations to the following MSD employees who received awards from the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE)

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MSD signs collective bargaining agreement

February 27, 2017
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Louisville MSD management, MSD's Board and the National Association of Government Employees (NAGE) Local R5-189 ratified a five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement on Monday, February 27, at MSD's regular Board meeting. NAGE Local R5-189 is the bargaining agent for non-supervisory staff in several positions in the Treatment I and II, Collections, Floodwall and Fleet departments.

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Executive Director Tony Parrott speaks with 89.3 WFPL

February 27, 2017
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Throughout January and February, Louisville MSD has presented its infrastructure needs to the community through the Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan.

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MSD hosts catastrophic urban flood plan session

February 24, 2017
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Louisville MSD Flood Protection Supervisor JP Carsone (pictured standing) is serving as Team Lead for Louisville Metro and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Regional Resiliency Assessment Program to develop a plan for catastrophic urban flooding, which could occur if Louisville’s Ohio River Flood Protection System (operated and maintained by MSD) experienced a failure during a heavy rain event.

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Collapsed sewer repair at 7th & Cedar Streets

February 13, 2017
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MSD experienced an example of collapsing infrastructure just outside the MSD Main Office on February 9. A brick catch basin connected to the combined sewer system, which was installed in 1899, collapsed on 7th and Cedar Streets.

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MSD presents Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan to BIA Louisville

February 02, 2017
Tony Parrott

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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Clifton Heights Basin to protect waterways and public health

January 30, 2017
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MSD Engineering Manager Greg Powell took WLKY to the Clifton Heights CSO Storage Basin construction site. He spoke to WLKY about what this basin, and another six planned basins, will do to protect our local waterways from combined sewer overflows and promote public health.

See WLKY's coverage here: http://www.wlky.com/article/underground-sewage-project-will-improve-waterways-and-public-health/8654272

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