May 30, 2012 Ohio EPA Launches Study of Mill Creek Watershed
As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching a study this year of the Mill Creek watershed.
May 29, 2012 Study Finds Upper Scioto River Recovered from 2009 Fish Kills
A newly released Ohio EPA water quality study is the first comprehensive assessment of the upper Scioto River watershed since 1995.
May 25, 2012 Ohio EPA Conducting Water Quality Study of Maumee River
Ohio EPA staff will begin a major water quality study of the Maumee River mainstem this summer.
May 25, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing about Wastewater Discharge Permit Request For Water Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on June 11, 2012, to accept comments about the Putnam Community Water Corporation’s wastewater discharge permit application associated with its water treatment plant.
May 16, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing About Proposed Sugar Creek Bridge Replacement
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing on May 30, 2012, regarding the water quality impacts of replacing a deficient bridge over South Fork Sugar Creek in Tuscarawas County.
May 9, 2012 Water Quality Report Issued for Small Tributaries to Lake Erie, Maumee River
A water quality report issued by Ohio EPA this week details findings on tributary streams to the Maumee River and Lake Erie. The Agency is accepting public comments on the draft report until June 11, 2012.
May 8, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks to Fund Water Improvement Projects
Approximately $3 million in federal grants for stream water quality improvement will be available through Ohio EPA. The application deadline is the close of business June 1, 2012.
May 3, 2012 Ohio EPA Secures $425,000 U.S. EPA Grant to Study, Protect Buckeye Lake
In further support of local efforts to assess, protect and improve water quality at Buckeye Lake, Ohio EPA sought and received a $425,000 grant from U.S. EPA to conduct two years of comprehensive monitoring in the 3,200-acre lake and its tributaries.
April 30, 2012 State Announces Harmful Algal Bloom Advisory Levels for 2012
The State of Ohio today announced this season’s strategy for Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in recreational waters.
April 24, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing About Proposed Monday Creek Restoration Projects
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on May 8, 2012, regarding the water quality impacts of 20 separate Monday Creek restoration projects in Athens, Hocking and Perry counties.
April 20, 2012 In-Lake Monitoring Station Installed at Buckeye Lake
To better assess water quality conditions at Buckeye Lake, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) have partnered with an Ohio-based manufacturer of water monitoring systems to install a data station near the center of the 3,200-acre lake.
April 19, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Belmont County School’s Wastewater Project
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on May 3, 2012, at 6 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts from a proposed Powhatan Elementary School wastewater treatment plant project at 54685 Mount Victory Rd., Powhatan Point in York Township.
April 17, 2012 Ohio EPA to Update State Water Quality Management Plans; Public Hearing Will be Held
Ohio EPA is evaluating updates to water quality management plans prepared by six regional planning agencies and invites the public to comment.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Summit County Storm Water Demonstration Project
Innovative storm water controls are on the way to New Franklin thanks to a $186,800 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Medina County Storm Water Control Project
Innovative storm water controls are on the way to Wadsworth thanks to a $134,280 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.