The District is considered a special district through Ohio law (ORC 6119). Our wastewater is treated at the City of Defiance wastewater treatment plant.
We have approximately 700 sewer customers.
Two sewer projects have been completed in the history of the District. First, the Phase A Sewer Project was completed in 2002. Second, the Phase B Sewer Project was completed six years later in 2008. Currently, the District maintains approximately 20 miles of sewer lines.
The District has five sewer lift stations in operation. With respect to sanitary sewers, the District maintains approximately 200 grinder pumps which physically alters sewage making disposal easier. Around half of our customers use grinder pumps while the rest rely on a gravity system.