Capital Program & Projects
Note: Capital Program districts are based on the former Met Council district boundaries (2013-2023) and will be updated in 2024 to reflect the current Met Council district boundaries adopted in 2023. District 1 includes, in Hennepin County, the cities of Corcoran, Dayton, Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Plymouth, and Rogers. Excluded are the Hennepin County portions of the cities of Hanover and Rockford.
Lift Station Rehabilitation: Program 8055
Capacity and condition assessments are being conducted along with regulatory reviews to identify system-wide lift station upgrades. These upgrades extend the life of facilities, reduce the risk of spills, and improve the safety of staff who operate and maintain lift stations.
Meter Improvements: Program 8056
This program provides funding to upgrade MCES’s ability to measure flows for billing, operational, and planning purposes and standardize meter equipment at similar facilities. Meter improvements include meter rehabilitation or replacement, planning meter installation, and new meter installation.
Regional Plant Improvements: Program 8078
This program provides funding to address capital improvements at 8 regional wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs).
North Area Interceptor (NAI) Rehabilitation: Program 8086
The interceptor systems in Blaine, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Circle Pines, Coon Rapids, Forest Lake, Fridley, Hugo, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Maple Grove, Mounds View, Spring Lake Park, and other north area communities need rehabilitation and/or replacement. The project will rehabilitate existing interceptor facilities, including gravity sewers, forcemains, lift stations and meter stations.
Regional Plant Improvements: Program 8090
This program includes miscellaneous projects to rehabilitate failing facilities, address Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) sources, and address general needs of the interceptor system not programmed into a region- or facility-specific program. This program also includes additional condition assessment work to complement the internal inspections work completed by operations. Office space planning and design to accommodate all the staff assigned to the Regional Maintenance Facility, and property transfer between Council and municipalities for public benefit.
Wastewater Reclamation Facilities: Program 8091
This program provides funding for planning activities needed to support the Council’s overall wastewater reuse initiative.
Northwest Area Interceptor Improvements: Program 8096
The interceptor systems in Plymouth, Maple Grove, Brooklyn Center, New Hope, Golden Valley, St. Louis Park, Medina, and other northwest area communities need rehabilitation and/or replacement as well as expansion to serve growth. The Program will rehabilitate existing interceptor facilities, including gravity sewers, forcemains, lift stations and meter stations, and analyze the system needs to accommodate growth.
In addition to the major projects, there will be interceptor rehabilitation, lift stations, and meter improvement projects located in the district.
Program Information Sheets