Louisville combined sewer tunnel achieves major milestone

One-tenth of an inch of rain is all it takes for the combined sewer system serving the older areas of Louisville, Kentucky, to overflow. In 2005, the Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District entered into a consent decree with the federal government and the state of Kentucky to address the issue of these combined sewer overflows. A mixture of untreated sewage and stormwater, CSOs threaten public health and damage the aquatic environment.

Ultimately, the district — referred to commonly as the MSD — plans to spend about $1.1 billion to reduce its CSOs by about 98 percent. Recently, the MSD

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