MSD Audit http://wfpl.org en Task Force Recommends Gradual Merger Between MSD, Louisville Water http://wfpl.org/post/task-force-recommends-gradual-merger-between-msd-louisville-water <p>A task force commissioned to study Louisville&rsquo;s utilities is recommending a gradual merger between the Metropolitan Sewer District and the Louisville Water Company. The group issued its recommendations to Mayor Greg Fischer today.</p><p>Fischer ordered the analysis after a state audit of MSD showed egregious waste and inefficiencies. The group was tasked with studying the operations of Louisville Water, MSD and Metro Public Works and identifying ways the entities could collaborate.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 21:31:54 +0000 Erica Peterson 281 at http://wfpl.org Consultants Predict Financial Benefits of Utility Collaboration http://wfpl.org/post/consultants-predict-financial-benefits-utility-collaboration <p>The task force studying potential collaborations between several Louisville utilities has one more week to finalize its recommendations to Mayor Greg Fischer. The group heard from a consultant today about some potential financial benefits to a merger.</p><p>The utility task force was assigned to analyze the services provided by Metropolitan Sewer District, Louisville Water and Metro Public Works and determine what functions could be consolidated. According to the consultants advising the group, there are numerous financial reasons for at least some type of collaboration.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 21:56:53 +0000 Erica Peterson 167 at http://wfpl.org Utility Task Force Hasn't Ruled Out Potential Merger Between MSD, Louisville Water http://wfpl.org/post/utility-task-force-hasnt-ruled-out-potential-merger-between-msd-louisville-water <p>The utility task force studying a potential collaboration between the Metropolitan Sewer District, Louisville Water Company and Metro Public Works is nearing the end of its work.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 136 at http://wfpl.org