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Public Water Systems Asset Management

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • Funding
  • In Ohio, around 4,800 public water systems (PWS) serve approximately 11 million people daily. PWS are regulated by Ohio EPA’s Division of Drinking and Ground Waters (DDAGW) and are required to monitor their water regularly for contaminants. When a system doesn't meet a standard, consumers are notified.

Record Year for Drinking Water Assistance

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • Funding
  • 2018 was a record year for financial assistance from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA). The $233 million awarded during the calendar year is the largest annual amount in the program to date.

America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 Strengthens the Nation’s State Revolving Funds

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • Funding
  • On Oct. 23, 2018, the President signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018, containing provisions strengthening both the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).

The Ohio Materials Marketplace: Get Free Goods to Build Your Business!

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • General
  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace is a free online platform helping businesses and organizations find reuse and recycling solutions for disposing or acquiring waste and by-product materials. Many of the materials available are free. Join the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) to see what's available.

E3 Case Study Platinum Award Winner American Municipal Power, Inc.

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • Case Studies
  • Ohio EPA recognized American Municipal Power, Inc., (AMP) in Columbus in October with a Platinum Level award for its sustainability initiatives, diverse array of renewable and advanced power assets and robust energy efficiency program.

Learn the Lingo

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • Learn the Lingo
  • Do environmental terms sometimes sound like a foreign language to you? If so, you’re not alone. Many businesses and communities have difficulty keeping up with the latest environmental lingo. This feature will cover some common environmental terms you may encounter.

Recycling and Litter Prevention Scrap Tire Success Story - Jackson Center

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • General
  • Using the Recycling and Litter Prevention (R&LP) scrap tire grant from Ohio EPA’s DEFA, along with matching funds from Jackson Center Schools (JCS), a ground tire rubber (GTR) paving project created a new running track and walking paths connecting athletic facilities and a community park.

Governor DeWine Appoints Laurie A. Stevenson Director

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
  • General
  • In Jan. 2019, Governor Mike DeWine appointed Laurie A. Stevenson as director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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