Water and Sewer Services 

Water and sewer services in Sharon Township vary depending on the area in which you live.  Residents should be aware of the type of water and sewer systems they have, how to maintain the systems and who to contact for service or reporting problems.  The following information has been compiled to assist residents in determining what type of system they have, who is responsible for the system, how to maintain a private system (HSTS) and who to contact for assistance.


Sanitary Sewer Systems:

There are two basic type of sanitary system used in Sharon Township

  1. Public sanitary sewer systems

These systems are maintained by either Franklin County Sanitary Engineer or The City of Columbus depending on your area, check below for more information for your area.

  1. Household Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS)

These systems are the property owner’s responsibility to maintain and vary in type of system, how they work, and maintenance required.  There are three types of systems currently in use in Sharon Township.  Maintenance for these systems are similar, however some may take some addition care.  The system on the property should have been disclosed at the time of purchase.  The system types are:

  1. Aeration Systems
  2. Septic Systems
  3. Mound Systems

If you are not sure what type of system you have check with Franklin County Public Health or Sharon Township Road Department for assistance.  Here are some maintenance guidelines to follow.  SepticMaintenance

Water Systems:

There are two basic types of water systems in Sharon Township

  1. Public or Private water systems

These systems provide water to residents through a water line system that is maintained by either a public or private water company. There are four companies currently providing water within Sharon Township depending on where you live see the list below for your area.  Aqua America, The City of Columbus, Delco Water, and Mt Air Water.

  1. Well Systems:

These systems are the responsibility of the property owner to maintain.  For assistance you may call Franklin County Public Health or look for a plumbing company that is registered with the Ohio Department of Health to work on well systems.

Contact Information

Sanitary Sewers:

Franklin County Sanitary Engineer

280 East Broad Street, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 525-3940

After-hours Number
For after-hours or weekend emergencies ONLY, call our Sanitary Engineering staff ‘on-call’ person at 614-525-2365. Please only call the emergency number for actual emergencies. All non-emergency calls should dial 614-525-3940.

City of Columbus Water and Sewer

Department of Public Utilities
910 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH, 43215

Please report utility repair needs to the 311 Center online by calling 614-645-3111 (weekdays 7am – 6pm); or call 614-645-8276 (weekdays 7am – 6pm). For non-business hours emergencies only: Sewer 614-645-7102

Household Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS)

Franklin County Public Health
280 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4562

Phone: (614) 525-3160
Fax: (614) 525-6672

For information on how to use and maintain your system or file a complaint about a failed system follow the links below.

File a Complaint

How to maintain your system


Water Services

Aqua America Water

Phone 877-987-2782.

Additional information may be found on your water bill

The City of Columbus


Phone:(614) 645-8276
Weekdays 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
E-Mail: utilityleadrep@columbus.gov
Please report utility repair needs to the 311 Center online by calling 614-645-3111 (weekdays 7am – 6pm); or call 614-645-8276 (weekdays 7am – 6pm). For non-business hours emergencies only: Water 614-645-7788


Delco Water

Del-Co Water Co.
6658 Olentangy River Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Phone: 740-548-7746
Fax: 740-548-6203

 Mt Air Water

Laura Kunze – Chairman, Mt. Air Improvement Corp.
Telephone 614-395-7009



For a list of contractors registered by the Ohio Department of Health to work on private well systems follow the link below.  They are listed by county, Franklin County is currently on page 22.


Service Providers by Area

 Cleveland Avenue Area:

Water Service               Sewer Service

Well                                  HSTS

 Flint Area:

Services vary depending on road

Water Service                   Sewer Service

Delco Water                      Franklin County Sanitary Engineer

Well                                  HSTS

 Mt. Air Area

Services vary depending on address for water

Water Services                 Sewer Services

Aqua Water                      HSTS

Mt. Air Water


 Sharon Hills Area

Water Service                   Sewer Service

Well                                  HSTS

 Tremont Gardens (RKW)

Service for sewer system vary by address

Water Service                   Sewer Service

City of Columbus             City of Columbus


 Worthington Hills Area

Sewer system varies by address

Water Service                   Sewer Service

Aqua                                Franklin County Sanitary Engineer