The Mahoning Valley

Sanitary District

Providing a safe and reliable supply of potable water.


May 5, 2020 

City of Youngstown Mayor Jamael "Tito" Brown appoints Mrs. Germaine Bennett as the first woman to hold the position of Director at the District.


December 10, 2019 

MVSD Taste and Smell Factsheet



The Mahoning Valley Sanitary District and its employees are committed to preserving the public health and the natural environment while providing a safe and reliable supply of potable water. The employees of the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District are well trained in order to serve the Mahoning Valley community in the most efficient, courteous way possible in providing quality service.​

The Mahoning Valley Sanitary District ("MVSD") is located in Mineral Ridge, Ohio. It was formed in 1926 and began to provide quality water to its member cities in 1932. The member cities include Youngstown and Niles; and by special contract to the Village of McDonald. The members serve surrounding areas such as: Girard, Canfield, Mineral Ridge, Lordstown, Craig Beach, and portions of 10 other townships.

MVSD's water supply comes from the Meander Creek Reservoir. The Reservoir is seven miles long, covers 2,010 acres with 40 miles of shoreline, and has a capacity of 11 billion gallons. District owned land includes 5,500 acres enclosed by 35 miles of fence. The land is reforested with 4 million evergreens, and serves as an unofficial fish and game refuge - with no public access permitted!


PO Box 4119, Youngstown, OH 44515

1181 Ohltown McDonald Rd Mineral Ridge, OH 44440

Tel:  (330) 652-3614

Fax: (330) 652-9869


For any general inquiries, please fill in the following contact form:


The Mahoning Valley
Sanitary District


Tel: (330) 652-3614 | Fax: (330) 652-9869




© Copyright 2018. Mahoning Valley Sanitary District.

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