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MSD Bond Election For Sewer Upgrades Today

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(KPLR) - Voters in St. Louis City and parts of St. Louis County are going to the polls this Tuesday, to vote on the MSD bond issue for upgrading the sewer system.  MSD is asking voters to give the agency the authority to buy nearly a billion dollars in bonds to fund required work to the sewer lines to prevent sewer over-flows.

MSD says if the bond issue is approved, rates will gradually increase by about $15-dollars over the next three years, with rates exceeding $80-dollars per month, near the end of this decade.

But if the issue is not approved, MSD says rates will jump more than $35-dollars per month, starting on July first.