District Project Update

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, – The Northwestern Water and Sewer District (The District) delivers water and sewer services to over 20,000 customers in Wood, Henry, Sandusky, and Hancock counties.  Although many of our projects are performed underground, our utility work can impact water and sewer service in addition to roads throughout our service area.  Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.

Henry County Waterline: Waterline Installation
Through November, lane and shoulder restrictions are possible starting in Weston on Euler Road (CR N) from Van Tassel Road to SR 65 for waterline installation.  Project investment: $4.9 million. Project complete: Spring 2023.

Lake Township: Water Tower
Through August, crews will be constructing a 1.5-million-gallon elevated water tank near Lemoyne Road between Latcha and Hanley Roads.  Residents can expect additional construction vehicle traffic and possible shoulder restrictions in this area.  Project investment: $4 million.  Project complete:  September.

McComb: Waterline Project
Through June, lane restrictions are possible on N. Liberty Street between Oliver Street and Cooper Street, along W. Main Street from Rader Road to SR 613, on Pleasant Street between Maple and Cooper Street, and on N. Walnut Street for restoration.  Project investment: $539,000.  Project complete June.  

Northwood: Wales Road Waterline Project *PROJECT COMPLETE*
The waterline project on Wales Road between E. Broadway Street and Tracy Road is complete.  Project complete: August.  Project investment: $459,000.

Perrysburg: Sewer Rehabilitation Project
Through June, lane restrictions are possible on Indiana Avenue, between West Boundary Street and North Ridge Drive for finish work and restoration.  Through June, southbound West Boundary Street between Front Street and West Sixth Street is reduced to one lane for sewer work.  Additionally, through June, the pedestrian multiuse path between Front Street and Indiana Avenue are closed.  All work is weather permitting.  Project investment: $747,000.  Project complete: June.

Perrysburg Township: Willowbend Pump Station & Force Main Replacement
Through August, expect additional construction traffic along River Road (SR 65) near Willowbend Street in Wood County for pump station work.  Project Cost: $2.5 Million.  Project complete: November.

District-Wide Hydrant Flushing
Hydrant flushing in Henry County is complete.  Through June, crews will flush hydrants in Bloomdale, the Village of McComb, then various locations south of US Route 6 in Wood County. Residents are advised to flush water from their taps if the water becomes discolored.  Click here for more information.

District-Wide Valve Maintenance 
Through June, crews will be in Perrysburg Township between US 20 and Neiderhouse Road for valve maintenance.  This work involves turning valves on waterlines, which can occasionally cause water to become discolored.  Residents are advised to flush their taps if this occurs.  Valve maintenance work will continue in various locations throughout The District through December.