Request a Tour

Interested in learning more about MSD and its facilities? MSD offers three tours to the public at no cost to participants:

  • Mill Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (walking tour)
  • Lick Run Project (walking and driving tour)
  • LEED Gold MSD Engineering Building (walking tour)

If you would like to schedule any of the tours or have questions, please contact Cassandra Hillary at (513) 244-5133 or cassandra.hillary@cincinnati-oh.gov.

All tour participants must sign a tour waiver, which can be found in the Downloads box below.


Mill Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

CSO 125 Project (click for full image)

This tour highlights the Mill Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, MSD's largest treatment facility, located in Queensgate/Lower Price Hill. The Mill Creek tour typically lasts between 1.5 and 2 hours, but can be shortened to accommodate schedules. This is a walking tour around the treatment plant that covers preliminary, primary, and secondary treatment processes, and sludge handling/incineration. We recommend this tour for students in the 4th-12th grades, college students, and adults. The tour is limited to 15 people per tour guide, with a maximum of 60 people. Close-toed shoes are required.

Lick Run Project

CSO 125 Project (click for full image)

This tour highlights MSD's nationally recognized "Lick Run" green project in South Fairmount and adjacent neighborhoods within the City of Cincinnati. The Lick Run tour typically lasts about 1.5 hours, but can be shortened or lengthened to accommodate schedules and interest levels.

This is a walking and driving tour through the Lick Run watershed. You will need to provide your own transportation to MSD, but MSD can provide transportation for the tour. We recommend this tour for students in the 9th-12th grades, college students, and adults.

We can accommodate up to 24 people in two vans, unless otherwise arranged. Close-toed shoes are required.

LEED Gold MSD Engineering Building

CSO 125 Project (click for full image)

This tour highlights MSD's LEED Gold office building for its engineering staff on the Mill Creek campus in Queensgate/Lower Price Hill. The Engineering building tour typically lasts about 1 hour, but can be shortened or lengthened to accommodate schedules and interest levels. This is a walking tour that focuses on the LEED Gold aspects in a three-story building, including HVAC, lighting, green roof, building materials, etc.

We recommend this tour for students in the 9th-12th grades, college students, and adults. The tour is limited to 30 people per tour guide, with a maximum of 60 people.

Contact Us

Report a Sewer Backup:
(513) 352-4900 24/7 or online

Customer Call Center:
(513) 352-4900 24/7

Project Customer Service:
(513) 557-3594

Development Services:
(513) 244-1330

Media Inquiries:
(513) 557-7095

Email:
MSD.Communications@cincinnati-oh.gov

MSD Mailing Address:
1600 Gest St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45204

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