DRAINAGE: If Warson Woods residents experience issues with yard, street or residence flooding due to drainage or storm water flow, they should contact MSD at (314) 768-6260.
The City of Warson Woods and the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) would like everyone to do their best to keep water flowing in our area, prevent water damage and help preserve the environment.
There are a number of MSD storm water projects affecting Warson Woods. The City works with MSD in identifying, scheduling and prioritizing these projects. These projects have been funded through the Deer Creek Operations, Maintenance and Capital Improvement (OMCI) Fund, which Warson Woods residents and other residents in the Deer Creek watershed fund through their property taxes. These projects include:
- Dearborn Drive Storm Sewer (Project Number 11205) (Ward 1).
- Renderer Drive Streambank Stabilization (Project Number 13287) (Ward 2). *Note that this project will be included in the design and construction of the WW-2 and WW-3 Warson Woods Sanitary Relief project mentioned below.
In addition to the storm water projects above, there is a major sanitary sewer replacement project to replace the sanitary sewer underneath Warson Woods Drive. This project is named WW-2 and WW-3 Warson Woods Sanitary Relief (Project Number 12302). This project is also in the design phase with construction estimated to start in the spring/summer of 2024.
If Warson Woods residents have sewer backups or suspect an illicit discharge to a sanitary/storm sewer, they should contact MSD at (314) 768-6260 to report the issue immediately. Customer service issues that they can assist with are found on their website.
The City of Warson Woods, along with many other St. Louis County municipalities, is a Co-Permittee for the St. Louis Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit. MSD serves as the coordinating authority for this permit for St. Louis County municipalities. The following information is intended to educate our residents and provide useful tips on select topics. Public education on topics that will help achieve water quality standards on our receiving streams is one of our annual permit requirements. Please take the time to review this information.
Points of contact or references for further information on each topic are provided where appropriate.
These 12 useful tips can help keep the water flowing in our area, prevent water damage and help us preserve the environment:
- Storm Sewers and Sanitary Sewers in Warson Woods
- Spring Cleaning – Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste
- Lawn Care – Application of Fertilizers and Pesticides
- Rain Gardens and Rain Scape Rebates through the Deer Creek Alliance
- Plant Trees for Energy Conservation
- Pet Waste
- Rain Barrels
- What to Flush and What Not to Flush
- Keep Litter and Leaves out of Storm Drains
- Disposal of Medications
- Fats, Oils and Greases in Your Garbage Disposal
- Residential Sewer Lateral Maintenance and Warson Woods Sewer Lateral Program