Cincinnati Reds and MSD Team Up for Clean Water
The Reds and MSD are teaming up to sustainably manage stormwater at Cincinnati's Roselawn Park. MSD's project, which integrates the new P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy now under construction at the park, will improve water quality, beautify the park and reduce sewer overflows into the Mill Creek. Read More...
Upcoming Public Hearings
December 4, 2013 & December 11, 2013: To consider the 2014 Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati's (MSD) Operating Budget, the 2014 - 2018 MSD Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and to consider a revised rate structure for MSD sewerage service charges and surcharges. Learn more...
MSD Works to Get Water on the National Agenda
Representatives from MSD joined recently with utility executives from Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and other major U.S. cities to discuss current and future challenges utilities face and strategize on how to best overcome those challenges. Read More...
Lick Run Stormwater and Sewer Project Underway
One of the gateways to and from Cincinnati's west side is in the midst of a massive change. As Local 12 WKRC reports, the one mile area between Queen City and Westwood Avenue is changing to make way for water. Watch the video...
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...
The City of Cincinnati's Amended Responsible Bidder Ordinance, effective 7/29/2013, requires that construction contractors bidding on projects costing more than $400,000 meet requirements to maintain or participate in an apprenticeship program. Additional resources are located below and in the Contracting Resources section to the right. Learn More...
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.
The 2013 application for the Student Intern Academy is now open. The deadline is February 8, 2013. 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 2012 graduation provided by WCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati.) Frequently Asked Questions are answered in the 2013 SIA FAQ
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.
MSD's Customer Call Center:
Report a Sewer Emergency
If you are a Hamilton County resident or property owner and are experiencing a sewer backup, you must report the problem immediately (within 24 hours of first noticing it) to MSD's Customer Call Center.
Operators are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (513) 352-4900.
For Sewer Backup events, you may also submit your request online.
Customer Care Links
Directions to MSD's Mill Creek Campus