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New Consolidated Application for DEFA’s Water and Wastewater Loans

  • On  December 23, 2016 in |
  • General
  • In 2017, DEFA’s Office of Financial Assistance (OFA) will offer a new user-friendly consolidated loan application.

Division of Surface Water (DSW) Electronic Forms Available!

  • On  December 23, 2016 in |
  • General
  • Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) announces beginning in January 2017, electronic forms available!

Funding Opportunities

  • On  December 23, 2016 in |
  • Funding
  • Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Funding Discount, 2017 Conservation Innovation Grants, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Ohio EPA's Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant Applications

Stakeholder Input

Training Opportunities

Industrial Storm Water General Permit Set to Expire December 31st

  • On  December 16, 2016 in |
  • Deadlines
  • If you are currently covered under Ohio EPA’s Industrial Storm Water General Permit, it’s important to know that your permit will expire on December 31, 2016.

Funding Opportunities

  • On  December 16, 2016 in |
  • Funding
  • Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Funding Discount, 2017 Conservation Innovation Grants, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Ohio EPA's Recycling & Litter Prevention Grant Applications

Stakeholder Input

Training Opportunities

WRRSP Open House a Success

  • On  December 12, 2016 in |
  • General
  • On Dec. 6, 2016, DEFA hosted a well-attended gathering of Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) stakeholders, including project sponsors, consultants, city and regional park district representatives, SWCD offices, land conservancies and ODNR.