Additional information on the Ohio EPA rule-making process and information on Agency-wide rules can be found on the Agency Rules and Laws page.
Clean Water Act (Federal law)
A complete copy of Chapter 26 of Title 33 of the United States Code, also known as the Clean Water Act, is available through Cornell University. A summary and brief history of the legislation is provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Ohio Revised Code (State laws)
The following is a list of Ohio Revised Code chapters related to programs in the Division of Surface Water. These chapters can be downloaded from the Legislative Service Commission's Ohio Laws & Administrative Rules Website.
ORC Chapter 3745: Environmental Protection Agency
Creates and establishes powers of the Ohio EPA.
ORC Chapter 6111: Water Pollution Control
Specifies powers of the Ohio EPA with regard to water pollution control.
ORC Chapter 6117: Sewer Districts; County Sewers
Authorizes the establishment of sewer districts.
ORC Chapter 6119: Regional Water and Sewer Districts
Authorizes the establishment of regional water and sewer districts.