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Salt Improves Winter Conditions but Harms Ecosystems

December 14, 2010 | Blog

Keeping roads and parking areas free of ice and snow is important during the winter months. However, road salt – one of the main tools used to achieve this task…

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Judge Issues Decision in Second Phase of MSD Stormwater Charge Lawsuit

December 8, 2010 | Press Releases

A Lincoln County judge declined to order the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) to issue a refund in the case of Zweig, et. al. vs. MSD.     Zweig, et. Al.…

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Tips for Storing Your Rain Barrel This Winter

December 2, 2010 | Blog

Winter is officially three weeks away, but now’s the time to prepare your rain barrel for winter storage.  If you have the storage space, we recommend unhooking the rain barrel…

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Civil Service Commission Vacancy

November 30, 2010 | Blog

The Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is currently accepting resumes and cover letters from persons interested in being considered for appointment to the Civil Service…

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Prevent Household Grease from Polluting Our Water Ways This Thanksgiving

November 22, 2010 | Blog

Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season this week, and that means lots of cooking and eating. That also means a lot of fats, oils and grease that, if poured down…

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What is stormwater runoff?

November 1, 2010 | Blog

Storm water runoff occurs when precipitation from rain or snowmelt flows over the ground. Storm water runoff occurs when precipitation from rain or snowmelt flows over the ground.  Impervious surfaces…

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Board Approves Budget Cuts

October 15, 2010 | Blog

 The Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) took action last night on a revised budget for Fiscal Year 2011.The board approved a total of $15.5…

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Prevent Yard Waste from Polluting Our Water Ways

September 24, 2010 | Blog

In the fall and winter season, fallen leaves and other yard waste get blown into the streets and eventually end up in the storm drain system at the first rain…

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LRA & MSD Announce $3 Million Pilot Green Program to Protect the Environment and Assist Redevelopment

September 17, 2010 | Blog

The City of St. Louis’ Land Reutilization Authority (LRA) and The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) have finalized an agreement for a $3 million pilot green infrastructure program in…

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Civil Service Commission Opening

September 9, 2010 | Blog

The Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan St Louis Sewer District is currently accepting cover letters and resumes from persons interested in being considered for an appointment to the Civil…

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