As a precautionary response to COVID-19, Ohio EPA is currently operating with most staff working remotely. If you are working with our staff on a current project and you know the name of the employee you are working with, email them at firstname.lastname@epa.ohio.gov or call them directly. The Agency website has contact information for every district, division, and office. To report a spill or environmental emergency, contact the spill hotline (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946. This number should only be used for emergencies. For all other calls, please contact Ohio EPA’s main phone line at (614) 644-3020 or the main line for the division or office you are trying to reach.

After March 23, our district offices and Central Office will be temporarily closed and will have increasingly limited ability to receive deliveries, plans, etc. All entities are encouraged to submit plans, permit applications, etc., electronically where there are existing avenues to do so, such as the eBusiness Center (eBiz). Please refer to the list of available services on the main eBiz webpage. We encourage you to make use of all that apply, even if you have not used eBiz in the past. Plans under 25 MB can be emailed. For large plans over 25 MB, entities should work with the reviewer/division to upload via LiquidFiles. Directions for submitting docs via LiquidFiles is available on YouTube. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding. If you wish to send hard copies of documents to any of Ohio EPA’s district offices, the best method to ensure we receive these documents is to send them via U.S. Mail. Since all offices are closed, deliveries outside of U.S. Mail (FedEx, UPS) will likely be returned because the offices are closed and deliveries cannot be made.



December 27, 2017
Ohio EPA Sets Record Year with Nearly $1 Billion to Improve Water Quality in 2017
Ohio EPA issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure and improve the quality of Ohio’s lakes, rivers and streams — more than ever before in the 28-year history of the state’s revolving loan programs. All Ohio EPA loans are provided to communities at below market rates, and this year resulted in a combined savings of more than $150 million for Ohio’s counties, cities and villages.

November 21, 2017
New Waterford Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
New Waterford is improving the village’s drinking water treatment and distribution system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

November 17, 2017
Campbell Building Emergency Water Connection with Financing from Ohio EPA
The city of Campbell is establishing an emergency drinking water connection with Youngstown in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

November 17, 2017
Geauga County Community Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
The Paw Paw Lake subdivision in Geauga County is replacing the community’s drinking water treatment plant with a project financed with a low-interest Ohio EPA loan.

October 26, 2017
Oregon Improving Drinking Water Service, Public Safety with Financing from Ohio EPA
Oregon will improve water pressure in the city’s Southwest distribution system with a project financed with a low-interest Ohio EPA loan.

September 20, 2017
Wellston Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Water Treatment Plant and Replace Waterline
Wellston has received a $721,026 low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update water lines and a water treatment plant and generator.

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 8, 2017
Ohio EPA Assists Medina County Community with Drinking Water Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing a $3,078,411 loan to the village of Seville to eliminate areas of low water pressure in the water distribution system.

September 7, 2017
Ohio EPA Assists Portage County Community with Drinking Water Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing a $553,850 loan to the village of Garrettsville for Phase 2 of its North Street (SR 88) water main improvement project.

September 7, 2017
Ohio EPA Assists Lake County with Drinking Water Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing a $672,955 loan to the Lake County Department of Utilities for improvements to the Aquarius Water Treatment Facility.

September 7, 2017
Ohio EPA Assists Lorain County Community with Sanitary Sewer and Drinking Water Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing two low-interest loans to the village of Wellington to install new sanitary sewers and water mains as part of a complete reconstruction of Adams Street.

August 17, 2017
Northwestern Water, Sewer District Replacing Water Lines; Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA
The Northwestern Water and Sewer District in Bowling Green will use an Ohio EPA loan to replace a water line along Curtice Road in Northwood.

August 16, 2017
Woodville Improving Drinking Water Treatment with Financing from Ohio EPA
The village of Woodville will use an Ohio EPA loan to design improvements to operations at the village water treatment plant, ensuring a safer water supply and efficient treatment for the future.

July 28, 2017
Georgetown Replacing Water Lines; Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA
The village of Georgetown will use an Ohio EPA loan to fund the replacement of aging and deteriorating water lines and increase flow and improve drinking water quality in the village.

May 16, 2017
Ohio EPA Releases Draft 2018 Drinking Water Assistance Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold two public hearings on Friday, June 16, 2017, to accept public comments on the draft 2018 Program Management Plan for the Drinking Water Assistance Fund (DWAF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for a variety of projects that help improve or protect the quality of Ohio's drinking water.

 
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