Project Clear By the NumbersMSD Project Clear involves significant work across the Saint Louis City and County area, to build system improvements, repair and maintain the existing system, and to get excess rainwater out of the system. On this page, we’ll update you on our progress toward completing this work. Click the icons below to find out more!

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MSD geography

MSD geography

MSD’s system serves nearly 1.3 million people in the Saint Louis City and County area – that takes a lot of pipes! Read here about just how much infrastructure it takes to keep the region flowing.

 

Inspecting manholes

Inspecting manholes

You probably see manhole covers like these every day on your travels around town. Ever thought about what they cover, and just how many there are? The answer may surprise you!

Tunnels

Tunnels

Tunnels are an important part of MSD Project Clear’s efforts to handle the wastewater needs of MSD’s service area. Just how many, and how far will they go? Read here to find out!

 

Removing and alleviating sewer overflows

Removing and alleviating sewer overflows

MSD Project Clear primarily addresses the sewer overflows that remain from our region’s separate and combined sewers – see how much progress we’ve already made to remove and alleviate these overflows.