Potential for sewage backups into basements in Hamilton County, Ohio MSD service area

We received the following alert from the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, May 22, 2013 7:39:57 AM EDT and are republishing as a service to the community.

“Rainfall is forecasted for the next 24 hours, creating the potential for sewage backups into private basements. If you live in Hamilton County and are a customer of the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) and you experience a sewage backup into your basement, please call the MSD’s customer call center at (513) 352-4900.”

You can also report sewer backups online.

If you need help filing a claim, call (513) 771-5246

If you have problems and need further help contact the Court appointed sewer backup ombudsperson at

SBU Ombudsman with the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati (513) 362-2801

More information about MSD’s Sewer Backup Program can be found here, http://sbu.msdgc.org/sbu/.

This program is a result of Sierra Club’s legal efforts to end sewer overflows in Hamilton County, Ohio.