The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is an organization made up of two separate utilities: one for wastewater management and a considerably smaller one for stormwater management. Together, these utilities help to protect our water quality, guard against health and safety risks, and support our region’s economic vitality.
Our rates are comparable with other communities of our size and circumstance. Of every $1 our customers pay in Fiscal Year 2021:
Revenues and Expenditures
The MSD’s charter requires that we adopt a balanced budget each year. By law, our expenses cannot exceed our revenues. We are also legally prohibited from funding stormwater projects with wastewater project dollars, and vice versa.
FY2021 Budgeted Expenditures
MSD’s FY2021 Budget contains three parts:
|Operating Budget||$221.0 million|
|Capital Improvement & Replacement Program||$391.7 million|
|Debt Service||$121.3 million|
|TOTAL EXPENSES||$734.0 million|