Water, Sewer and Street Lights

The Shorewood Public Works Department manages the planning,design, construction, operation and maintenance of all city streets, the water and sewer systems, storm sewers as well as the maintenance of all city parks and city-owned equipment. The various responsibilities are divided among four areas.

Water Report Available

The annual water report is now available. This report is for testing that was conducted during the year 2012. If you have any questions, please contact Public Works Director Larry Brown, 952.960.7913, or lbrown@shorewoodpw.com.

Sewer Maintenance

The Public Works Department manages the operation and maintenance of the city’s approximately sixty miles of sanitary sewer collection system. Each year 1/5th of the sewer system is cleaned and suspected problem areas of pipe are televised for inspection and repair purposes. The system contains thirteen sanitary sewer lift stations.

Metropolitan Council 2013 Sanitary Sewer

Staff from Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) and the City of Shorewood are hosted a neighborhood meeting to discuss the route and construction of a new regional sanitary sewer in Shorewood

For more information about this regional sanitary sewer construction project, contact the following MCES staff:

Utility Service Providers

Electricity: Xcel Energy
Gas: CenterPoint Energy
Cable: Mediacom
Telephone: CenturyLink, Mediacom, other internet providers
Internet: CentruyLink, Mediacom
Municipal Water, Recycling, Sanitary Sewage, and Stormwater Management: City

Know what to do in case of a power outage.

Water and Sanitary Sewer:

Public Works manages all water and sanitary sewer operations. Operations include maintaining City wells, water storage facilities, water mains, sanitary sewer lines and lift stations, and fire hydrants. Responsibilities also include quarterly water meter reading.

Public Works may be reached at 952.960.7913. After hours sewer and water emergencies should call 952.960.7914. A staff member will return your call as soon as possible.

Street Lights

Street lights are maintained in Shorewood by Xcel Energy. Report street light outages to Xcel. If the light is in one of the Shorewood parks, please report to the city with your name, phone number and exact location of the light.