In 1975, the Sandusky County Sanitary Engineers was created by the Board of County Commissioners to assist the Board in performing its duties pursuant to Chapter 6103 (County Water Supply Systems) and Chapter 6117 (County Sewerage Systems) of the Ohio Revised Code, plus other duties and services in relation to sanitation and environmental concerns.
The Sanitary Engineers is governed by Federal and State regulations promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
In the area of Water Supply, the Sanitary Engineers presently operate and maintain a treatment facility, which serves Shorewood subdivision. It also provides technical supervision to other water supply systems located in Sandusky County.
In the area of Wastewater Treatment, the Sanitary Engineers presently operate and maintain three (3) small treatment and collection systems, the collection systems serving the area around the City of Fremont, the Sandusky Township Regional Sewer District, and provide technical supervision to wastewater systems located in Sandusky County.
In 2015, the County Commissioners hired Poggemeyer Design Group of Bowling Green, Ohio to update the 1997 Comprehensive Water and Sanitary Sewer General Plan which was originally completed by ms consultants, inc. of Columbus, Ohio. Below are links to the entire 2015 General Plan.