Media Resources 

CSO! In The News
  • CSO Program Collaborates with Parks to Save Money, Improve Water Quality and Provide Community Benefits: Midlands Business Journal article
  • Omaha sewer overhaul: Tunnel stretching 3,500 feet should keep untreated sewage out Missouri RiverOmaha World-Herald article 
  • Heartland Tunnel Dig: A sewer renovation is under way: WOWT news story 
  • Omaha Putting the Lake Back in Spring Lake Park: KETV news story
  • South Omaha bike trail work coordinated with sewer overhaul: Omaha World-Herald article 
  • Spring Lake awarded $1 million grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust: Omaha World-Herald article, KETV article
  • Cole Creek Pre-Construction Update Meeting: Thursday, July 23, 2015. For more information, view the postcard 
  • CSO Contractor Information Presentation: May 12, 2015 (English | Spanish)

Video Library

Marty Grate, Environmnetal Services Manager, City of Omaha


Program Manager Tom Heinemann talks about the Omaha CSO Program


Clean Solutions for Omaha (47:52)

A documentary examining the solutions chosen to meet the unfunded, federal requirements to reduce the number of combined sewer overflows into the rivers and streams in Omaha.

(Produced by NET Public Media, 2013)

Our Water Our Future (57:07)

A production of CSO!, tells the history of Omaha’s sewer infrastructure and the solutions considered to meet the requirements of an unfunded, federal mandate to improve water quality in the rivers and streams surrounding Omaha.

Part 1: History (12:03)

Part 2: Proposed Solutions (19:53)

Part 3: Water Quality (13:55)

Part 4: What You Can Do (8:59)

(Produced by NET Public Media, 2008)

Liquid Assets

A ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. These systems – some in the ground for more than 100 years – provide a critical public health function and are essential for economic development and growth.

(Produced by: Penn State Public Broadcasting)