Grover Hill is a little community in northwest Ohio that has a big wastewater problem. The town’s collection system is rundown and overflows during storms, resulting in sewer backups. Homes in Grover Hill all have their own septic tanks, which are badly corroded, and the town’s wastewater treatment plant has experienced multiple equipment failures.
Two years ago, the Community Engineering Corps dispatched a team of volunteers to Grover Hill, where most of the 400 residents are elderly and low income and unable to pay for engineering services. To find out more, view the full story on AWWA’s website!