EPA grants awarded for water improvement projects

COLUMBUS — Communities in Northwest Ohio are receiving more than $28 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. Statewide, Ohio EPA awarded more than $370 million in loans during the first quarter of 2021, including $6.75 million in principal forgiveness.

Projects receiving funding include:

• Allen County General Health District, $150,000 in principal forgiveness loans to repair and replace household sewage treatment systems.

• Village of Cridersville, $65,400 to design a project that will replace the sanitary sewer between Rail Road and South Dixie Highway, and replace a sewer main along South Dixie south of East Main.

• Village of Cloverdale, $902,250 to construct a new sewer system throughout the village that will become part of a regional wastewater system with Dupont.


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