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Helping communities and businesses access compliance, technical and financial assistance for their environmental needs.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • On  August 17, 2018 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) Call for Nominations

2019 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Call for Nominations

  • On  August 7, 2018 in |
  • Deadlines, Funding
  • Since 1989, Ohio's Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) has been an important source of project financing throughout Ohio for a wide variety of municipal wastewater, storm water, and nonpoint source pollution control projects. The WPCLF is administered on the calendar year basis and now is the time to nominate your projects for financial assistance in 2019.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • On  August 3, 2018 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) Call for Nominations and Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) Call for Nominations

Training Opportunities

Principal Forgiveness Loans 101

  • On  May 30, 2018 in |
  • Funding
  • A principal forgiveness loan is one in which some (or all) of the principal is forgiven, that is, it does not have to be repaid. It is essentially a grant.

Training Opportunities

U.S. EPA Recognizes Akron’s Water Quality Improvements and Innovation

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Funding
  • In November, Director Butler presented U.S. EPA’s Performance and Innovation in the SRF Creating Environmental Success (PISCES) Award to the City of Akron for its Howard Storage Basin project.

Four Communities Take Advantage of Asset Management Funds in December

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Funding
  • In December 2017, Ohio EPA awarded four communities principal forgiveness funds through the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) for asset management planning.

Blueprint Columbus

  • On  December 12, 2017 in |
  • Case Studies
  • In 2005, the City of Columbus entered a consent decree with Ohio EPA to address storm and sanitary sewer issues that cause sewage backups into homes and overflows of untreated sewage into rivers during rain events. To address these issues in accordance with the consent decree, the city devised a Wet Weather Management Plan.

The City of Avon Lake Lateral Loan Program: Helping Homeowners Finance Sewer Repairs

  • On  December 12, 2017 in |
  • Case Studies
  • Success Story The City of Avon Lake Lateral Loan Program: Helping Homeowners Finance Sewer Repairs