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7.13.2021 TRAFFIC UPDATE: In association with the Athens County USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project contractor DV Weber Construction has announced starting Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 7:00 AM, Wonder Hills Drive (TR 1137) will be closed for sanitary sewer line installation until 7:00 PM and each day thereafter, weather permitting, from it's southern intersection with Virginia Lane (TR 1138) to Ball Drive (TR 1208) until the work is completed. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained. All others needing access to the subdivision are asked to do so from the northern intersection of Wonder Hills Drive with Carol Lane.

7.30.21 UPDATE:
  In association with the Athens County USR 50 Sanitary Sewer project contractor Fields Excavating has announced that the Ball Drive closure from 20 Ball Drive to 25 Ball Drive that was supposed end July 29, 2021 needs to be extended until Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained. Residents and those driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

Route 50 Sanitary Sewer Project

Weekly Update 7.30.2021
Contract A- Fields Excavating
                *Construction expected to begin: Summer 2021
Contract B- TAM Construction
                *Working in the Rolling Hills area including Rolling Hills Drive and Bennita Lane
Contract C- Fields Excavating
                *Working near Route 50 on United Lane
Contract D- TAM Construction
                *Will not be working in this area currently. Focusing on Contract B. 
Contract E- DV Weber
                *Working in the Carol Lane and Virginia Lane areas
Phase 5 -areas of Baker, Radford (Edria to Leoda) and Estates Drive
                *Contract was awarded to TAM Construction

2nd Quarter billing was due on 6/15/2021. Late charges have been added.
If you have any questions, please contact Rich at 740-593-7146 or
Stephanie at 740-797-3235.

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Route 50 Sanitary Sewer Project
OEPA final Finding of No Significant Impact Phase 5
Phase 5 Ohio EPA Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impacts
December 2020 Newsletter

Agenda for zoom meetings

Updated Map January 2021

Route 50 Sanitary Sewer Plans
These plans are available in Adobe PDF format. Below is a link to download Adobe.


The Athens County Water and Sewer District serves The Plains and
will serve the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project area. 

The District Office is located in The Plains:
36 North Plains Road
The Plains, Ohio 45780
Phone: 740.797.3235
Fax: 740.677.6009

The Plant is located in The Plains:
11300 Jackson Drive
The Plains, Ohio 45780
Phone: 740.593.7146

Billing Clerk Stephanie Morris   smorris@athensoh.org
Assistant Clerk Tammy Bohlen tbohlen1@athensoh.org

The District Office is open Monday thru Friday 7am - 4pm
The availability of a drive-thru and a night deposit is on right side of the building.
Billing for The Plains area is done the 10th of every month for the previous month. Payments are due on the last day of the billing month. Shut-offs for anyone two months behind are on the 6th of every month.

The Athens County Water & Sewer District is currently accepting payments online.
There is a link at the top of the page. Service fees apply for all online payments.
If you have any questions, please call the billing office.

In case of emergency after hours  (water leak or sewer problem , NOT billing issues) call the billing office at 740-797-3235 and it will direct you to the after hours paging system.

The Plains Water and Sewer

Effective January 1, 2020
                                                                   Water             Sewer              Combined
First two thousand           $27.18        $15.37         $42.55
Every 1000 after              $12.19        $  6.63          $18.82

Sewer only      $30.96

US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project
As a part of securing the current funding and obtaining approval to move forward from the funders,
the County has agreed to implement a $25.00 per EDU / month sewer fee starting in January 2021 and
continuing until December 2022 when we anticipate connections can occur on the first phases.
This fee will be billed quarterly. The first bills were mailed on
March 2, 2021 with a due date of April 15, 2021. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.