Welcome to Maumee Watershed Conservancy District

About Us


Maumee Watershed Conservancy District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio created under Section 6101 of the ORC

The Maumee Watershed Conservancy District territory includes 15 counties: Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Lucas, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Shelby, Van Wert, Williams and Wood County. Works of the District have consisted of flood risk reduction streams and improved drainage projects.


District Activities are established by a Conservancy Court of 15 Judges

The Conservancy Court consists of Judges from the Court of Common Pleas in the 15 counties included in the Maumee Watershed. Directors, Staff and Appraisers carry out the District plan. 


Operation and Maintenance

MWCD carries on an annual operation and maintenance program to protect and sustain District works and environmental mitigation features. Operation and Maintenance consists of activities such as log jam removals, erosion control practices and surface and subsurface drainage.

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Hancock County Flood-Risk Program

Maumee Watershed Conservancy District

(419) 782-8746

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 7am - 3pm

Closed on Holidays