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

November 13, 2018
Traffic Alert: South Fairmount
Westwood Avenue between Grand and Harrison avenues will close to all traffic for about 15 minutes between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 for delivery of a concrete pedestrian bridge for the Lick Run Greenway project. Read more...

November 6, 2018
Traffic Alert Update: Northside
Virginia Avenue between Bruce and Kirby avenues will remain closed to thru traffic through early spring 2019, weather permitting, for sewer-related work. Read more...

November 6, 2018
Traffic Alert Update: Green Township
Lane restrictions along Werk Road November 7 through March 2019 for sewer-related work. Read more...

November 1, 2018
Traffic Alert Update: Winton Hills
Kings Run Drive between Este and Winneste avenues in Winton Hills will be closed to thru traffic from ~November 5 - 14, 2018. 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 the Hamilton County (Ohio) area. Learn more about MSD... View our "What is MSD?" video.

Progress on Project Groundwork

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

MSD Audits, Budgets & More

MSD is committed to being open, transparent, and responsive to our customers. Learn more about your sewer bill and sewer rates, our annual budget, audits and 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 careers at MSD.


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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