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Environmental Stewardship, Fiscal Responsibility


MSD/GCWW Hosting Two Conferences in Cincy this Week
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) and Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) are hosting two conferences in Cincinnati this week geared toward improving management of water and wastewater. Read More...

Flood Operations Activated at the Mill Creek Barrier Dam
Due to rising water levels in the Ohio River, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) and the City of Cincinnati’s Stormwater Management Utility (SMU) have activated flood operations at the Mill Creek Barrier Dam to protect the Mill Creek valley from flooding. Read More...

Mill Creek Barrier Dam Protects the Mill Creek Valley from Flooding
Due to recent Ohio River flooding, the Mill Creek Barrier Dam was placed into service on  March 6 and operated for a period of two weeks. About 6 billion gallons of creek water was pumped through to the Ohio River to protect the Mill Creek valley from flooding between March 6-16.Four flood gates were also installed at Mehring Way, Carr St, Harriett St, and the rail line east of Freeman Ave and removed once the water receded. To learn more about the barrier dam

MSD Joins Value of Water Coalition
The Value of Water Coalition is a group of major public utilities, water and wastewater associations and private sector companies with the goal of drawing attention to our nation’s aging and underfunded water and wastewater infrastructure. MSD is one of 12 new partners in this growing coalition which recently hired a new director and launched a new website. Read more...

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Construction Project News

Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update for April 27- May 8

Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update for April 20-24

Eastern Avenue Sewer Separation Phase 3 Traffic Pattern Update for April 20-24

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Contracting Resources

Contracting Opportunities

Small Business Enterprise Program

Publicly Available Information on Consent Decree and MSD Operations

MSD regularly reports on Consent Decree progress and MSD Operations to the U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA, Hamilton County Commissioners and the public.

Download the most recent monthly Enterprise Management Report for information on Consent Decree activities, financials and metrics. Appendices are available upon request at (513) 557-3594 or

Please visit our Consent Decree Updates page on the Project Groundwork website for additional reporting information.

About MSD

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (known as MSD or MSDGC) serves the wastewater removal and treatment needs of residents and businesses in Hamilton County, Ohio. The Board of County Commissioners of Hamilton County, Ohio established MSD in 1968 pursuant to Section 6117 of the Ohio Revised Code. Under the 1968 agreement, the City of Cincinnati agreed to operate and solely manage MSD’s daily operations and sustainability.

MSD's employees work at facilities located throughout the county, and provide service to customers in most of the county's municipalities and townships as well as in the City of Cincinnati. Read More...

Excellence in Management

MSD has been again nationally recognized for Excellence in Management by NACWA, effective through 2014. MSD has now earned this prestigious designation three consecutive times beginning in 2005. This award honors MSD management and staff for their significant efforts toward improved efficiency and effectiveness.

Student Intern Academy 2015

Student Intern Academy logo Area high school students will have the opportunity to gain work experience this summer in a range of professional and technical fields. (Video from SIA 2013 graduation) Frequently Asked Questions are answered in the SIA FAQs. For more information Please visit the Student Intern Academy or Project Rebuild web sites.

Are You Looking for More Than Just a Job?

Keep Your Eye on MSD for Opportunities (Click for MSD Careers information)MSD has exciting careers in civil, industrial, mechanical, chemical, and environmental engineering and other technical and scientific fields. The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) is community oriented and focused on environmental excellence. MSD is also a great place to work! Learn more about MSD Career Opportunities.

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