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.

Reminder: The District’s main office will be closed on Friday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Henry County Waterline: Waterline Installation
Through November, lane restrictions are possible on CR 424 (Old US 24), between CR 4 and SR 109 for waterline installation.  Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.  Continuing through November, lane and shoulder restrictions are possible starting in Weston on Euler Road (CR N) from Van Tassel Road to SR 65, and on Kiel Road from Weston Road to Euler Road for waterline installation.  Project investment: $4.9 million. Project complete: Spring 2023.

Lake Township: Water Tower *PROJECT COMPLETE*
Construction work on the 1.5-million-gallon elevated water tank near Lemoyne Road between Latcha and Hanley Roads is now complete. Project investment: $4 million. 

McComb and Hoytville Sewer Line Replacement
Through January, lane restrictions are possible in various locations throughout McComb and in Hoytville for sewer line replacement.  Additionally, at this time, lane restrictions are possible on Walnut Street near Hearthside Food Solutions factory for sewer work.  Project investment: $643,000.  Project complete: February.

McComb: Lead Service Line Identification *Work Complete*
The water service line identification and mapping project in the Village of McComb is now complete.  Additional water service identification projects in various locations will be announced.  Project Investment: $50,000. 

Middleton & Center Townships: Sugar Ridge Sewer Installation
Through July, lane restrictions are possible on Sugar Ridge Road between I-75 and SR 25, and along Mercer Road, north and south of Sugar Ridge Road for sewer installation. Project investment: $1.6 million.  Project complete: July.

Perrysburg: Willowbend Pump Station & Force Main Replacement
Through November, River Road (SR 65) between Brittany Road and Seminary Road is closed for pump station installation.  Detour: Roachton Road; Fort Meigs Road.  Local access will be maintained.  Project Cost: $2.5 Million.  Project complete: December.

Perrysburg Township: Ford Road Pump Station Replacement 
Through Friday, November 4, Ford Road, between White Road and Lindsay Drive is closed for sanitary sewer installation.  Detour: Simmons Road; SR-795; White Road.  Through April 2023, expect additional construction traffic on Ford Road between White Road and Lindsey Road for pump station replacement and relocation.   Project investment: $7.7 million.  Project complete: April 2023.

Rossford: Sewer Maintenance
Through December, lane restrictions are possible on northbound Crossroads Boulevard between Deimling Road and SR 795 for sewer maintenance.  Additionally, through December, Lime City Road between Buck Road and Schreier Road may be reduced to one lane for sewer maintenance.  Project complete: December.

Weston Waterline Replacement Project
Through December, lane restrictions are possible on Beech, Poplar, and Taylor Streets in Weston for waterline replacement.  Residents will be notified of scheduled service interruptions.  Project investment: $279,000.  Project complete: December.

District-Wide Hydrant Flushing *WORK COMPLETE*
The District has completed flushing over 4,000 hydrants within our water system.  The 2023 hydrant flushing program will be announced.

District-Wide Valve Maintenance
Through December, crews will be in areas between US 20 and SR 795, and areas north of the Ohio Turnpike in Perrysburg Township 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.