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Meramec River Sewage Crisis Could Go On Through April

Fenton sewer plant, December 2015. Photos provided by Sean Hadley, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.

Fenton sewer plant, December 2015. Photos provided by Sean Hadley, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.

“There absolutely has to be a regional meeting to discuss what to do about the flooding,” said Fenton Mayor Mike Polizzi. “It’s getting worse. Having both I-44 and I-55 shut down by the flooding is unprecedented. I am hearing that this sewage problem could be with us into April or May.”

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Fenton Wastewater Treatment Plant Will Take Months To Repair

Fenton sewer plant flooding December 2015. Photos provided by Sean Hadley, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.

Fenton Sewage Treatment Plant, December 2015. Photos provided by Sean Hadley, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District.

 

 

The Fenton Treatment Plant is not expected to be operational for several months.  We want to keep our viewers up to date on the Fenton Treatment Plant and the Meramec River issues. A statement released from the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is posted below.

Don Corrigan will have in-depth coverage on the situation next week. Be sure to check back with Environmental Echo for Don’s article.

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