The City of Saint Paul has passed the halfway mark! More than 51,000 water meters have been replaced out of 94,000.
Residential meter replacement rates have accelerated to between 1,300 and 1,400 per week.
About 63,500 property owners have been sent notification letters regarding the installation as we work on the east side of Saint Paul as well as north and central Maplewood.
Where we are at
To keep you abreast of where we are working and the completion rate of each area, a map is attached to this email.
· We are nearly 60 percent finished with installations in a large area of eastern Saint Paul and northern Maplewood, from Hwy. 61 and Phalen Lake to the west, the city boundary of North Saint Paul to the east, County Road D to the north, and Arlington to the south.
· We are 20 - 35 percent finished with installations south of Holloway, west of Century Ave., east of White Bear Ave., and north of Conway.
· Mailings have gone out to property owners in an area bordered approximately by I-94 in the south, Arlington in the north, McKnight in the East, and Burlington in the west.
Please be aware that in a minority of cases, in which repeated attempts to contact the homeowner or resident have gone without response for at least two months, we have disconnected water services until we can arrange to have a new meter installed.
Information on the alternate metering systems
In our notification letters, customers are informed that there are alternate metering systems available. Property owners can select one of the alternate metering systems by calling our customer service reps at 651-266-6350 for an application or by downloading the application form from our website at https://www.saintpaulwater.com/meters/
Customers who have called in to request information about alternate metering systems have been provided with that information and an application for an alternate metering system.
As of March 27, 2012, SPRWS received 455 applications; of those, 284 selected the external radio-read metering system; 171 chose the touchpad.
Find out more on our website
Information on the regulations we meet and many reports on FCC rules and regulations, FDA rules on radiation emitting electric devices (like radios and remote controls), radio frequency, electromagnetic frequency, and other topics related to radio transmitters from peer-based, scientific research also can be found at https://www.saintpaulwater.com/meters/
There is a great deal of information on this project, including how to read the new meters, updates like this, and maps of the entire project area on our website at https://www.saintpaulwater.com/meters/