Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 4:00pm

Main Office:
3230 N. Cole St
Lima, OH 45801

RightLineWelcome to the Sanitary Engineering Department

The Allen County Sanitary Engineering Department is split into two divisions, the Wastewater Treatment Division (WWTD) and the Wastewater Collection Maintenance Division (WWCMD), with the main office of the Sanitary Engineer coordinating the day to day operations.

The WWTD is responsible for the maintenance and operations of all wastewater treatment plants and the operations of the sludge management program. The WWTD operates three major treatment plants located in Bath, Shawnee and American Townships and three smaller package treatment plants located in Bath and Richland Townships.

The WWCMD is responsible for the maintenance and operation of approximately 170 miles of sewer lines, 54 high pressure sewage lift stations and 150 low pressure lift stations located within American, Auglaize, Bath, Jackson, Monroe, Perry, Richland and Shawnee Townships.

Contact Info:
Main Office: (419) 996-4670
Fax: (419) 229-3297
After-hours Emergency: (888) 229-9645
Sewer Billing: (419) 996-4683
Accounts Payable: (419) 996-4680
Sewer Maintenance: (419) 996-4670
American/Bath WWTP: (419) 225-8048
American #2 WWTP: (419) 996-4696
Shawnee #2 WWTP: (419) 999-3941
GovDeals Inquiries: (419) 996-4678

Meet the Department

American – Bath Wastewater Treatment Plant

Matt Agner, Hired: July 2001. Current Position: Chief Plant Operator. My responsibilities include the operations & maintenance of the American II WWTP. Licenses and Certifications: OEPA Class III Wastewater License, OEPA Class II Collection License, OTCO Basic Wastewater Certificate, Class A CDL.
Professional Organizations: Ohio Water Environment Association.
Trey MacDonald, Hired: September 2012. Current Position: WWT Operator III. My responsibilities include the daily operations & maintenance for the American Bath WWTP.
 David Shrider, Hired: Nov. 1999. Current Position: Chief Plant Operator. Licenses and Certifications: OEPA Class II WWC license, OTCO Wastewater Collection Systems Certificate, Class A CDL.