Protecting Your Health and the Environment


August 20, 2018
Theft of Metal Infrastructure on the Rise
With the recent increase in scrap metal value, the theft of metal public infrastructure such as manholes and stormwater inlet grates is on the rise. Recent thefts point to the use of backhoes to remove larger pieces of equipment. Please report any suspicious behavior day or night to the police. Read more...

July 18, 2018
Help keep your plumbing and our sewers & treatment plants happy by learning what not CSO 125 Project (click for full image)to flush or put down your sink or drain. Follow our social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter. Check out the WVXU story. Learn more...

July 2, 2018
MSD Submits Proposed Phase 2A Schedule to U.S. EPA
MSD submitted a proposed Phase 2A schedule to the U.S. EPA on June 28, 2018 on behalf of the City of Cincinnati. Phase 2 of Project Groundwork, which is expected to start in 2020, will be implemented in phases over multiple years, starting with Phase 2A. Learn more about Phase 2A...

March 29, 2018
Watershed Operations ITBs, RFPs and RFQs
Click here for a list of upcoming Invitations to Bid (ITB), Requests for Proposal (RFP), and Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for MSD's Watershed Operations division.

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Construction Project News

October 18, 2018
Traffic Alert: South Fairmount
Southbound lanes of Harrison Avenue between Tremont Street and Queen City Avenue in South Fairmount will close to thru traffic on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20. Read more...

September 14, 2018
Traffic Alert: Green Township
Lane restrictions along Werk Road Sept. 17 through February 2019 for sewer-related work. Read more...

September 7, 2018
Notice of Construction: Pleasant Ridge
Sewer-related work at end of Milan Avenue September 10 through first quarter of 2019. Read more...

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About MSD

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) provides wastewater collection and treatment for residents and businesses in Hamilton County, Ohio and small portions of Butler, Clermont and Warren counties. Learn more about MSD... View our "What is MSD?" video.

Making Progress on Project Groundwork

Project Groundwork is our Consent Decree-mandated program to reduce sewer overflows into local streams and rivers. Click here to learn more about our progress, accomplishments to date, and how your ratepayer dollars are being spent.


MSD Audits, Budgets & More

MSD is committed to being open, transparent, and responsive to our customers. Click here for info on our annual budget and sewer rates, audits, Consent Decree progress and much more.

Your Career at MSD

MSD offers careers in fields ranging from Engineering, IT, and Lab to Operations and Maintenance, Administration, and Accounting & Payroll. Learn more about MSD Career Opportunities.


Contact Us

Report a Sewer Backup:
(513) 352-4900 24/7 or online

Customer Call Center:
(513) 352-4900 24/7

Project Customer Service:
(513) 557-3594

Development Services:
(513) 244-1330

Media Inquiries:
(513) 557-7095


MSD Mailing Address:
1600 Gest St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45204

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