August 4, 2014 Kasich Administration Supports City of Toledo Decision to Lift Water Advisory
Following Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins’ decision this morning to lift the drinking water advisory which the city originally issued early Saturday morning, Gov. John R. Kasich and Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler stated support for the decision. Ohio EPA officials worked with city officials this morning to analyze the results of tests the city ran overnight and agreed with the city’s conclusion that Toledo’s water is safe to drink.
August 4, 2014 Ohio EPA Director Recommends Lifting Toledo Drinking Water Advisory
In a letter to Mayor Collins, Director Craig Butler confirms contaminants have been below the drinking water advisory threshold and recommends lifting the “Do Not Drink” advisory issued Aug. 2, 2014 at 2:00 a.m.
July 23, 2014 Ohio EPA Director’s Western Basin Stops Highlight Efforts to Address Lake Erie Nutrient, Bacteria Issues
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler is visiting sites and meeting with local officials in Toledo and Oregon today to get an update on local projects and emphasize Ohio’s focus on improving and protecting Lake Erie.
January 28, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Pre-Applications For Financial Assistance For Drinking Water Projects
Communities seeking help with funding drinking water infrastructure projects for 2015 need to nominate their projects by March 1, 2014, to be considered for funding through Ohio EPA’s Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA).
January 23, 2014 Ohio EPA Announces New Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Options
New options to make it more convenient for Ohio water and wastewater operators to gain certification have become available through a third party exam provider recently approved by Ohio EPA.
November 4, 2013 Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Upper Ohio River Drinking Water Protection Plan
Ohio EPA will hold an information session on Wed., Nov. 6, 2013, from 10-11:30 a.m. to discuss a plan to protect drinking water quality in the Upper Ohio River.
September 19, 2013 Ohio EPA Assists Akron with Sewer Line and Drinking Water Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing two low-interest loans totaling more than $6.9 million to the city of Akron to repair the city’s main sewer line and replace aging water mains, valves and hydrants.
September 19, 2013 Ohio EPA Assists Summit County Community with Drinking Water Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing a $179,463 loan to the village of Lakemore to install a new well in Waterworks Park and connect it to the existing water treatment plant.
August 30, 2013 Jefferson County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality and Public Health
Ohio EPA has issued a $877,906 low-interest loan to the city of Toronto to help replace existing waterlines and re-establish a reliable water distribution system.
August 30, 2013 Meigs County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality and Capacity
Ohio EPA has issued a $123,574 low-interest loan to the Tuppers Plains/Chester Water District to help replace the existing waterline and booster station at State Route 681.
August 29, 2013 Ohio EPA Loan Funding Replacement of Water Lines in Rossford
Ohio EPA has issued a more than $1.29 million low-interest loan to the Northwestern Water and Sewer District to replace drinking water supply lines in the city of Rossford.
August 29, 2013 Enon Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Drinking Water Quality Improvement
Thanks to a low-interest Ohio EPA construction loan, the city of Enon will replace 1,330 existing, worn-out, individually read water meters with new, radio-read water meters and their supporting components and purchase six portable leak detectors.
August 29, 2013 Ohio EPA Loan Program Goes Above $1 Billion Mark
Ohio EPA recently reached a landmark point in its Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) program when loans awarded passed the $1 billion mark.
August 22, 2013 Ohio EPA Assists Akron with Drinking Water Plant Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing two low-interest loans to the city of Akron to improve operations at its water treatment plant. The upgrades will help ensure customers continue to receive a safe and reliable supply of drinking water.
August 22, 2013 Ohio EPA Assists East Liverpool with Water and Sewer Line Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing two low-interest loans totaling more than $755,000 to the city of East Liverpool to replace deteriorating and inaccessible drinking water and sanitary sewer lines.