North St. Louis County residents displaced by collapsing hillside

Two families are working with MSD to be relocated if need be.

Alex Degman
May 15, 2019 - 11:56 am

DELLWOOD (KMOX) — Two families have been forced from their homes because a hillside nearby is collapsing.

The Metropolitan Sewer District says a hillside behind Dellridge Court has moved ten feet toward a drainage channel. This has happened over the past two weeks due in part to heavy rainfall.

MSD said that large of a shift means the homes might not be safe to occupy. They're working with those families on permanent relocation if it comes to that.

Sensors have been placed in the ground to continue monitoring. It doesn't appear any other homes or Dellridge Court itself are in danger.

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