Updated: 6/22/2022
Our office will be closed the following dates: Friday June 24th - Prepare for Move Friday July 1st - Prepare for Move Monday July 4th - Holiday The week of July 5th - July 8th - Moving in to new location Staring July 11th, we will be working out of the new office located at 12611 Ravenwood Drive Suite #390, Chardon, Ohio 44024
*ALERT* The County phone system has been malfunctioning, including our ability to retrieve voicemails, so please do not leave a voicemail.  Email info@gcdwr.org and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.  Thank you!
Important Information

        GCDWR Updates 

                         Updated 5/26/2022

Chardon TWP WWTP Sewer Project Update 05/18/2022 Approval Rate Increases 2017 - 2023
Updated 6/22/2022


The Geauga County Department of Water Resources is an organization under  the authority of the Geauga Board of Commissioners.  We are a self supporting  department operating on revenues generated solely from service provided. Our  operations must comply with all applicable Ohio Environmental Protection  Agency's rules and regulations which are based on Federal clean water laws,  as well as Ohio Revised Code chapters 6117 and 6103.  Daily maintenance and operation of our facilities are performed by state  certified operators, supported by state certified laboratory, technicians,  maintenance, administrative, and engineering staff properly trained and  equipped to ensure that all water used and all wastewater treatment is in  compliance with the above mentioned laws. 

What We Do

The following are some of the functions performed by the GCDWR   operators and maintenance crew towards our goal of providing the  best service:  Routine inspection of all water and wastewater facilities Perform chemical testing at different points of the wastewater process Collect samples and transport them to the lab as required by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by the Ohio EPA for each of our facilities Our Maintenance crew maintains and ensures that all of our lines(110 miles) are free of obstructions and promptly respond to all customer complaints Perform all necessary tests to ensure safety of the water distributed to our customers Schedule and perform fire hydrant maintenance and flushing of water lines The following are some of the functions performed by the GCDWR engineers, planning and administrators toward our goal of providing the best service: Maintain over 6,200 water and sewer accounts Disburse over $7.2 million for operational expenses and over $10.0 million for construction Comply with federal and state mandates regarded OSHA, ADA, wage rates, etc Prepare financial reports and budget reports that are submitted to the State Auditors
Department Rules & Regulations Please click below to view the Department of Water Resources Rules & Regulations
Pay Your Bill
This public utility is an equal opportunity provider
Address 470 Center Street, Building #3 Chardon, Ohio 44024
Phone Numbers Phone: (440) 279-1970 Fax: (440) 285-9549
Questions / Billing info@gcdwr.org billing@gcdwr.org
Hours: Business Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Service Counter: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location of Water / Sewer Lines:  Dial 811
Department Rules & Regulations
Geauga County Water Resources
Director: Steven Oluic, PhD This department reports to the County Commissioners James W. Dvorak, Timothy C. Lennon, Ralph Spidalieri