Trumbull County Sanitary Engineerís Department is a government utility of Trumbull County, Ohio formed in accordance under the Ohio Revised Codes, specifically Chapters 6103-County Water Supply Systems and 6117-Sewer Districts- County Sewers, with the responsibility for the construction, operation, maintenance, repair, replacement and upgrades of water distribution and wastewater collection systems located within the unincorporated areas of the County.
The Ohio Revised Code provides the statutes under which the Board of County Commissioners in the State of Ohio can operate and maintain a public utility service. Trumbull County currently operates three sewer districts and eight water districts. The Trumbull County Board of Commissioners is responsible for the oversight of the Trumbull County Sanitary Engineerís Department. Trumbull County, Ohio and the Sanitary Engineerís Department are legally represented by the Trumbull County Prosecutorís Office.