CINCINNATI -- The City of Cincinnati will host two MSD public information sessions for city residents affected by the flooding that occurred in August, according to a release from councilwoman Yvette Simpson.
The first session will be held 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio, and the second session will be from 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency.
The Aug. 28 flash flooding affected those living in Avondale, Bond Hill, Evanston, Hyde Park, North Avondale, Oakley, Paddock Hills and Roselawn.
The Metropolitan Sewer District received more than 400 reports of sewage backup the following day.
An estimated 3 to 5 inches of rain fell in some areas, leaving some people flooded out of their homes and without power.
Thirty people were displaced in Norwood, and several schools were closed on Aug. 29, including Norwood City Schools, St. Bernard-Elmwood Place, Roger Bacon High School and Hamilton County Learning Center at Norwood. Covington Catholic was also closed, but the closure was due to power outages.