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 two smaller package treatment plants located in Auglaize and Richland Townships.

The WWCMD is responsible for the maintenance and operation of approximately 172 miles of gravity sewer lines, 48 miles of pressure sewer lines, 3665 manholes and 443 force main structures located within American, Auglaize, Bath, Jackson, Marion, Monroe, Perry, Richland, Shawnee and Sugar Creek 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

Sanitary Engineer

Bradley T. Niemeyer, P.E. was appointed July 7, 2022 as the Allen County Sanitary Engineer.  Mr. Niemeyer has worked as a professional Civil Engineer for twenty-two (22) years, and as a practicing Civil Engineer for nearly twenty-eight (28) years.  Mr. Niemeyer is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a minor in Environmental Engineering.  Mr. Niemeyer also obtained an OEPA issued Class III Wastewater Treatment Operator license in 2011.

Mr. Niemeyer held positions at the City of Defiance, Ohio for nearly three (3) years and the City of Lima, Ohio for three (3) years.  Mr. Niemeyer was project engineer for various utility, road reconstruction, and parks projects while employed for both Cities. 

Mr. Niemeyer is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, County Sanitary Engineers of Ohio, and past President of the Lima Society of Professional Engineers (local chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers).  Mr. Niemeyer is also currently serving on a local school board for over ten (10) years and has been involved with a local church’s men’s service group for over twenty (20) years serving as an officer for over ten (10) years.