The Sewer Maintenance Unit is a division of the Water Pollution Control Center (WPCC) and consists of dedicated team of twelve employees who maintain the sanitary and storm sewer collection systems throughout the City of Findlay and the surrounding area. The Sewer Maintenance Unit, along with the WPPC Department play an integral role in keeping the residents of safe when the Blanchard River floods, working tirelessly to barricade and close flooded streets.
The sanitary sewer system has over 17,000 customers and consists of approximately 295 miles of sewers as well as several thousand manholes.
The storm water sewer system consists of approximately 6,400 catch basins plus an unknown number of miles of sewers and manholes.
By law, everyone MUST contact the Ohio Utilities Protection Service, 8-1-1 or 1-800-362-2764, at least 48 hours but no more than 10 working days (excluding weekends and legal holidays) before beginning ANY digging project.