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.

Center Township: County Home Waterline Replacement Project

Work on the County Home Road waterline is complete. Project investment: $358,000.

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.

Lake Township: Waterline Relocation

Through April, lane restrictions are possible Lemoyne Road between Plumey Road and Walbridge Road for waterline relocation.  Project investment: $150,000.   Work complete April.

McClure: Waterline Project

Through May, lane and shoulder restrictions are possible on East North Street (US 6), from Union Street to CR 3A, and on East Street (SR 65) from Hockman Street to Cory Brown Street for waterline replacement.  Project investment: $337,000.  Project complete: June.

McComb: Waterline Project

Through April, lane restrictions 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 waterline replacement.  Residents will be notified of water service interruptions.  Project investment: $539,000.  Project complete: May.

Northwood: Wales Road Waterline Project

Effective Tuesday, April 5, through May, westbound Wales Road between E. Broadway Street and Tracy Road will be closed for waterline replacement. Detour: E. Broadway Street; SR 795; Tracy Road. Local access will be maintained. Eastbound Wales Road will remain open at this time. Additional closures and restrictions will be announced. All work is weather permitting. Project complete: August. Project investment: $459,000.

Perrysburg: Sewer Rehabilitation Project

Through April, southbound West Boundary Street between Front Street and West Sixth Street is reduced to one lane for sewer work.  Through April, Indiana Avenue between West Boundary Street and North Ridge Drive is closed for sewer work.  Detour:  West Boundary Street; Eckel Junction; Fort Meigs Road.  Access to Fort Meigs Cemetery will be maintained using detour.  Additionally, through April, the pedestrian multiuse path between Front Street and Indiana Avenue are closed.  All work is weather permitting.  Project investment: $747,000.  Project complete: May.

Perrysburg Township: Willowbend Pump Station & Force Main Replacement

Through May, increased construction traffic and shoulder restrictions are possible near the intersection of Jerome Road and West River Road in Lucas County for force main work.  Work in Wood County near River Road (SR 65) will be announced.  Project Cost: $2.5 Million.  Project complete: November.

District Valve Exercising

Crews will be in Perrysburg Township in the Crandenbrook, Willowbend, and Carrington Woods subdivisions, and along West River 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.