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 13 includes, in Dakota County the cities of Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, and South St. Paul. In Washington County, Newport, St. Paul Park and the enclaves of Grey Cloud Island Township that are wholly within the city of St. Paul Park. In Ramsey County, that portion of the city of St. Paul, described as follows: east of a line beginning at the point where the median of Interstate 35E intersects the northern boundary of the city of St. Paul, then south along the median of the interstate to where Interstate 35E and Interstate 94 merge, then southwest along the median of the shared portion of the Interstate 35E and Interstate 94 following the curve of the median of Interstate 35E to the centerline of the intersection of Kellogg Boulevard, then south on Kellogg Boulevard to the intersection with Eagle Street, then south along the centerline of Eagle Street/Parkway to the intersection with Shepard Road, then north east along the median of Shepard Road to the centerline of Wabasha Street, then southeast along the centerline of Wabasha Street South to the northern shoreline of Raspberry Island, then following the northern shoreline to the southwest tip of the island, then following the centerline of the Mississippi River to the point where the river centerline intersects the southern boundary of the city of St. Paul at Lilydale Regional Park.
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.
MWWTP Rehabilitation and Facilities Improvements: Program 8059
This program provides funding for planning and implementation of a plant-wide renewal program at
the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant (Metro WWTP).
MWWTP Solids Improvements: Program 8062
This program provides funding for planning and implementation of improvements to wastewater solids processing facilities at the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant (Metro WWTP).
Saint Paul Interceptor System Rehabilitation: Program 8088
The interceptors located in Inver Grove Heights, Maplewood, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Paul, and Vadnais Heights need rehabilitation and/or replacement. The project will rehabilitate existing interceptor facilities to ensure reliable service.
MWWTP Asset Renewal: Program 8089
This program provides funding to continue the plant-wide renewal program at the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant (Metro WWTP), which was initiated under Program 8059 Metro WWTP Rehabilitation and Facilities Improvements.
Funds are for planning and implementation of capital improvements to the liquids processing and plant-wide facilities at the Metro WWTP.
Regional Plant Improvements: Program 8090
This program includes miscellaneous projects to rehabilitate failing facilities, address Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) sources, and addressing 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.
In addition to the major projects, there will be interceptor rehabilitation, lift stations, and meter improvement projects located in the district.
Program Information Sheets