August 1, 2018 Lorain Replacing Water Mains with Ohio EPA Assistance
Lorain is installing new water mains in the South Lorain neighborhood with a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
July 27, 2018 Bridgeport Developing Drinking Water Plan with Ohio EPA Assistance
Bridgeport is developing an asset management plan for the village’s water system with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
July 27, 2018 Youngstown Improving Wastewater System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Youngstown is improving the electrical infrastructure of the wastewater treatment plant. The project is financed with help from a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
July 24, 2018 Last Chance to Enter This Year’s Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest!
Bowling Green, OH – The deadline for the 26th Annual Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest is quickly approaching. The contest is an opportunity for amateur photographers, age 18 and older, to reveal their passion for one of Ohio’s most valuable and dynamic natural features. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
July 23, 2018 Newark Improving Wastewater System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Newark is rebuilding and replacing equipment associated with the city’s wastewater sludge digestion system with help from a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
July 20, 2018 Warren Improving Wastewater System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Warren is designing updates to the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and pump stations. The designed improvements will help Warren maintain compliance, provide more efficient treatment and increase reliability of operations. The project is financed with help from an interest free loan from Ohio EPA.
July 20, 2018 East Liverpool Developing Asset Management Plan with Ohio EPA Assistance
East Liverpool is developing an asset management plan for the city’s water system with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
July 18, 2018 Adams County Regional Water District Replacing Failing Water Main with Ohio EPA Assistance
With a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA, the Adams County Regional Water District is replacing a failing water main.
July 18, 2018 NEORSD Building Sewage Storage Tunnel, Sponsoring Four Conservation Projects with Financing from Ohio EPA
Northeast Ohio Region al Sewer District (NEORSD) is continuing to eliminate combined sewer overflows (CSOs) with construction of the Westerly Storage Tunnel. The district has received low-interest financing from Ohio EPA for the project.
July 17, 2018 Defiance Installing New Storm Sewers with Financing from Ohio EPA
Defiance is installing new storm sewers to eliminate storm water in the city’s wastewater collection system and reduce combined sewer overflows. Two projects are financed with interest-free loans from Ohio EPA.
July 16, 2018 Springfield Improving Wastewater System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Springfield is lining sections of the city’s sanitary sewer lines to eliminate storm water in the wastewater collection system. The project is financed with help from an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
July 13, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Stautner Mine Wastewater Plant Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the receipt of applications for a wastewater discharge permit and permit-to-install for Stautner Mine.
July 10, 2018 Cincinnati Replacing Water Line with Ohio EPA Assistance
Cincinnati is improving service and reducing water loss by replacing the Putnam Road water main with help from a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
July 9, 2018 Youngstown Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The city of Youngstown has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after the city investigated and remediated the former Joseph Demsey Steel Company in Youngstown.
June 29, 2018 Nineteen Northwest Ohio Counties, City of Shelby Receive Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Septic Systems
Ohio EPA is offering communities financial assistance through the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) to help low- to moderate-income homeowners repair and replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS). It is estimated that about 31 percent of all household sewage treatment systems throughout Ohio are experiencing some degree of failure due to poor maintenance or age. When failing systems discharge untreated sewage, potential exposure to harmful bacteria and pathogens can cause public health concerns and threaten the environment.