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 16 includes, in Dakota County, the cities of Apple Valley, Castle Rock Twp. Coates, Douglas Twp., Empire, Eureka Twp., Farmington, Greenvale Twp., Hampton, Hampton Twp., Hastings, Lakeville, Marshan Twp., Miesville, New Trier, Nininger Twp., Randolph, Randolph Twp., Ravenna Twp., Sciota Twp., Vermillion, Vermillion Twp., and Waterford Twp. In Scott County, Cedar Lake Twp., Credit River Twp., Elko New Market, New Market Twp., and Spring Lake Twp. Excluded are the Dakota County portions of the city of Northfield.
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.
Empire Plant Solids Processing: Program 8074
This program provides funding for planning and implementation of improvements to wastewater solids
processing facilities at the Empire Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).
Regional Plant Improvements: Program 8078
This program provides funding to address capital improvements at 8 regional wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs).
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.
South Area Interceptor Improvements: Program 8095
The interceptor systems in Apple Valley, Eagan, Farmington, Lakeville, Savage, and other south area communities in need of rehabilitation and/or replacement as well as expansion to serve growth. The program will rehabilitate existing interceptor facilities, including gravity sewers and forcemains, and analyze the system needs to accommodate growth.
Hastings WWTP: Program 8098
This program provides funding for planning and implementation of a new Hastings Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) located at 2445 Ravenna Trail in Hastings and includes projects for construction of the new plant and associated interceptor system improvements.
In addition to the major projects, there will be interceptor rehabilitation, lift stations, and meter improvement projects located in the district.
Program Information Sheets