Board Update

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Northwestern Water and Sewer District Board Update

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, - The Northwestern Water and Sewer District (the District) is moving forward on several projects approved by the Board of Trustees.  Today, the board passed a several resolutions to accept bids on upcoming construction projects.  These investments will improve and repair water and sewer infrastructure within the communities of Rossford, McComb and Weston.

“We received several competitive bids on all three projects,” said Jerry Greiner, President of the District.  “This late winter - early spring mild weather is attractive to small and mid-sized contractors looking for work.  Their material and labor costs must be reasonable as they try to pick and choose work, which can keep their employees busy, yet still be profitable.”

The District can now move forward with construction on several projects in the following areas:

Rossford
The Lorraine Place sanitary sewer replacement project was awarded to Cash Services of Northwood, Ohio for a bid of $88,470.  Engineers estimate: $128,755.  This project will replace an aged sewer line along Lorraine Place in Rossford.  Work will involve excavation along Lorraine Place. Construction details will be announced following the preconstruction meeting.
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The Colony subdivision waterline loop project was awarded to Zee Construction of Maumee, Ohio for a bid of $77,807.  Engineers estimate: $100,000.  This project will improve the water service to the Colony subdivision by improving water circulation and pressure.  Construction details will be announced following the preconstruction meeting.  (LINK TO MAP)

McComb
The McComb water treatment plant equipment replacement and painting project was awarded to Hank’s Plumbing & Heating of Toledo, Ohio for a bid of $158,251.  Engineers estimate: $230,000.  This project will repair filters and replace media within the treatment plant, in addition to painting internal and external tank components.  All work will be performed inside the plant and will not impact water service to McComb customers. 

Weston
The Main, Oak and Taylor Streets waterline replacement project was awarded to Speer Brothers, of Sandusky, Ohio for a bid of $347,995.  Engineers estimate: $442,000.  This project will replace an aged waterline with a history of leaks in Weston.  Work will involve excavation along Main, Oak & Taylor Streets in Weston.  Work is expected to begin in April and be complete in September.  Construction details will be announced following preconstruction meeting. (LINK TO MAP)


The District Board of Trustees minutes are posted online.
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Our goal is to be the premier water and wastewater provider in Northwestern Ohio. We are committed to sound financial management, responsible environmental stewardship, responsive public service, superior customer service, and responsible economic growth.  We strive to field a skilled, respectful, and cooperative workforce dedicated to the highest professional and ethical standards; we support them with appropriate training and technology.

Contact: Jerry Greiner, President; 419-354-9090 x194; 419-654-9941 Cell; jgreiner@nwwsd.org

Theresa Pollick, Office: 419.354.9090 X 139, Cell: 419.806.1018; Email: tpollick@nwwsd.org