September 19, 2017
Sarahsville to Improve Sewer System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Sarahsville has received a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to plan for a new wastewater collection and treatment system for the currently unsewered village.

September 13, 2017
Scioto Water, Inc. Receives Ohio EPA Financing for Rose Hill Area Water System Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing Scioto Water, Inc. with a $960,000 loan to go toward funding improvements to the Rose Hill drinking water distribution system.

September 13, 2017
Cadiz Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Wastewater Collection System
Cadiz will improve water quality in the Ohio River watershed when the village implements a $1 million low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to eliminate sewer overflows from the North Trunk collection system.

September 12, 2017
West Union Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Plan Improvements for the Sanitary Sewer System
West Union will improve water quality in the Ohio River when the village implements a nearly $200,000 planning loan from Ohio EPA to improve the community’s sanitary sewer system.

September 6, 2017
Ohio EPA Requests Comments on Big Darby Water Quality Evaluation
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments until Sept. 29, 2017, on a draft report which summarizes findings from a 2014 survey of the biological, chemical and physical properties of the Big Darby watershed.

August 2, 2017
New Boston to Address Sewer Overflows; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
New Boston will improve water quality by making sewer improvements through a $202,800 loan from Ohio EPA. Preventing excess storm water from entering sanitary sewer lines will help prevent sewer overflows to local waterways.

July 26, 2017
Tuscarawas Village Receives Ohio EPA Financing for Asset Management Plan
Ohio EPA is providing Tuscarawas village with a $35,000 loan to go toward funding an asset management plan that will assist the village in optimizing the function of their water system.

July 6, 2017
Highland County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Septic Systems
Ohio EPA is helping eligible Highland County homeowners repair or replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS) with a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan to the Highland County General Health District.

June 29, 2017
Athens County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Septic Systems
Ohio EPA is helping eligible Athens County homeowners repair or replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS) with a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan to Athens County.

May 11, 2017
Public Meeting on Oxford Mining Company’s Water Quality Certification Request
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. on May 25, 2017, to discuss a water quality certification application for a mining project in Trimble Township near the intersection of Johnson Run and Oakdale roads. The information session will immediately be followed by a public hearing at Trimble High School, 1 Tomcat Drive, Glouster.

May 10, 2017
Southeastern Ohio Communities Receive Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $360,000 in grant funding in Southeastern Ohio including six projects in six counties to support litter prevention and recycling efforts across the region. In Southeastern Ohio, the following recipients are receiving grants:

March 30, 2017
Washington Soil and Water Conservation District Receives Education Grant from Ohio EPA
More than 61,000 Washington County residents annually will have an opportunity to learn about precipitation and groundwater at 10 events with help from a $5,000 Ohio EPA Education grant to the Washington Soil and Water Conservation District. Viewers will learn how rain water and snow melt affects ground water.

March 22, 2017
Ross County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Septic Systems
Ohio EPA has approved a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan to Ross County to help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems. This funding is offered through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS) Repair/Replacement Program for 2017.

March 17, 2017
Caldwell to Design Improvements in Wastewater Collection System
Caldwell is taking steps to improve the village’s wastewater collection system which, in turn, will help reduce or eliminate overflows from combined storm and sanitary sewers. A low-interest loan from Ohio EPA will finance a study of the sewer system and planning for the elimination of three combined sewer overflow pipes.

March 14, 2017
Public Hearing to Discuss Suburban Landfill’s Draft Expansion Permit
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. on March 28, 2017, to discuss a draft permit-to-install that would allow Suburban Landfill an 80-acre lateral and vertical expansion bringing the landfill’s total footprint to 178 acres. The information session will immediately be followed by a public hearing and will take place at Glenford Elementary School, 128 High St.

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