About The District

all the employees of The District standing outside in front of The District sign

Mission

Our goal is to be the premier water and wastewater provider in Northwestern Ohio.

We are committed to:

We strive to field a skilled, respectful, and cooperative workforce dedicated to the highest professional and ethical standards; we support them with appropriate training and technology.

Overview


The Northwestern Water & Sewer District (referred to as “The District”) is a regional water and sewer district chartered under section 6119 of the Ohio Revised Code. Organized in 1994 to take over the water and sewer operations of the Wood County Sanitary Engineer, The District is specifically intended to meet the following goals within our service area:

To establish a uniform water distribution and wastewater collection system

To create uniform and equitable rates


To provide uniform services


To establish a uniform water distribution and wastewater collection system

By combining systems to share operation and maintenance costs, The District is able to provide professional management and experienced service personnel throughout our service area.

Our membership includes 19 townships in Wood County, Providence Township in Lucas County, and part of Scott Township in Sandusky County. 14 municipalities, including the villages of McComb and McClure, are also members of The District.

Service Area Map

History

1994

The District began operations in 1994, and was initiated by multiple townships and county entities.

A Brief History of the District

We also have a brief YouTube video from one of our long-time trustees talking about the economic development concerns that helped to spur the creation of the District.

The District Stats


The District

11

contract communities for water and wastewater treatment

Water

12

booster
stations


9

master metered public water systems


1

water treatment plant


9

water towers

3963

fire hydrants

Sewer

13

wastewater treatment facilities

365 miles

of collection network

60

submersible stations

19

wet/dry well configurations