Henry County representative joins water, sewer district

The Northwestern Water and Sewer District’s Board of Trustees has accepted the appointment of Tim
Phillips.
Phillips was recently appointed to the district’s board of trustees by the Henry County Commissioners.

Phillips served for 30 years on the board of trustees at the Henry County Regional Water and Sewer
District. He also spent 42 years as the water and sewer superintendent in Hamler, where he lives.
Phillips will serve a three-year term.
“I am pleased to represent Henry County and feel my knowledge of the area and it’s water and wastewater
systems will be an asset to the district’s board of trustees,” Phillips said.
Phillips fills a new board seat at the Northwestern Water and Sewer District. A merger between the Henry
County Regional Water and Sewer District and the Northwestern Water and Sewer District became official
in December. The merger allowed a 10th board seat to be appointed by the Henry County Commissioners at
the Northwestern Water and Sewer District.
The Northwestern Water and Sewer District’s board members are appointed three each by the townships,
municipalities, Wood County Commissioners and one board member appointed by the Henry County
Commissioners.
The district serves over 20,000 water and sewer customers in Wood, Hancock, Henry and Sandusky counties.
With $240 million in assets, The district maintains over 440 miles of water distribution pipe, 8 water
towers and over 3,800 fire hydrants. Sewer maintenance includes over 355 miles of collection pipe, 12
wastewater treatment facilities and over 5,000 manholes.