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.
June 25, 2018 Former Lancaster Lab Analyst Convicted, Sentenced for Falsifying Drinking Water Data
Ryan Guisinger, a former Lancaster City drinking water plant employee, was sentenced last week in Fairfield County Common Pleas Court for a felony conviction of falsifying data. Guisinger’s crimes date back to 2015 and 2016 when the lab analyst was caught entering false data rather than processing and recording actual treatment analysis.
May 25, 2018 Stark County City Developing Drinking Water Plan with Ohio EPA Assistance
Louisville is developing an asset management plan for the city’s municipal water system with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
May 18, 2018 Ohio EPA Releases Draft 2019 Drinking Water Assistance Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to accept public comments on the draft 2019 Program Management Plan for the Drinking Water Assistance Fund (DWAF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for a variety of projects that help improve or protect the quality of Ohio's drinking water.
March 6, 2018 Muskingum County Extending Water Service with Financing from Ohio EPA
Muskingum County is extending public drinking water service to 124 residences and businesses in two rural areas in the county. The projects were financed with interest-free loans from Ohio EPA.
March 5, 2018 Bowling Green Financing Water Treatment Project with Ohio EPA Assistance
Bowling Green is enhancing its drinking water filtration system to better treat for contaminants caused by harmful algal blooms (HABs) in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
February 28, 2018 Ohio EPA Taking Comments on Revisions to Ohio’s Lead and Copper Rules
Ohio EPA is taking public comments at a hearing on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, concerning proposed changes to lead and copper rules for public water systems. These changes incorporate a new law that ensures homeowners get the timely public notice they deserve whenever high levels of lead are found in drinking water.
February 15, 2018 Ohio EPA Considering Discharge Permit for Huber Heights Water Plant
Ohio EPA will host a public meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018, about a proposed wastewater discharge from the Huber Heights drinking water treatment plant.
January 29, 2018 Glouster Replacing Water Lines with Financing from Ohio EPA
Glouster will be replacing aged, deteriorated water lines throughout the village to improve the drinking water distribution system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 17, 2018 Gallia County Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Gallia County will improve drinking water service in the Kerr Booster Service Area in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 11, 2018 Toronto Preparing Drinking Water Plan with Financing from Ohio EPA
Toronto is developing an asset management plan for the city’s public drinking water system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 10, 2018 Cincinnati Replacing Beech Avenue Water Main; Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA
With help from a low-interest Ohio EPA loan, Greater Cincinnati Water Works is replacing the Beech Avenue water main, eliminating deteriorated pipes and reducing water loss in the distribution system.
January 10, 2018 Muskingum County Extending Water Service with Financing from Ohio EPA
Muskingum County is extending public drinking water service to 273 residences and businesses to the unincorporated area around Cannelville in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
December 27, 2017 Ohio EPA Sets Record Year with Nearly $1 Billion to Improve Water Quality in 2017
Ohio EPA issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure and improve the quality of Ohio’s lakes, rivers and streams — more than ever before in the 28-year history of the state’s revolving loan programs. All Ohio EPA loans are provided to communities at below market rates, and this year resulted in a combined savings of more than $150 million for Ohio’s counties, cities and villages.
November 21, 2017 New Waterford Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
New Waterford is improving the village’s drinking water treatment and distribution system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.