Lake Erie Advancement in Waterway Protection

Apr 05

Lake Erie Advancement in Waterway Protection

Boating plays an integral part in Ohio recreation. On Lake Erie, boaters can explore the coastline, visit the islands and fish for walleye. On lakes and rivers, paddling and pontoon opportunities give people a chance to experience Ohio’s waterways up close. But with outdoor tourism come potential problems, such as oil and gas pollution, littering and other...

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Ohio’s 2016 Household Sewer Treatment Program

Feb 26

Ohio’s 2016 Household Sewer Treatment Program

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has released the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) funding agenda. The WPCLF funding program will offer up to $5 million in principal forgiveness funds to local health districts during 2016 for projects that will repair or replace failing HSTS (Household Sewer Treatment Systems). Ohio EPA will use a strategic process...

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Rocky River Sewer Improvements

Aug 12

Rocky River Sewer Improvements

The City Council of Rocky River has quickly agreed on emergency repairs needed for the City’s sanitary sewer. Many residents have been affected by overflows and flooding to their homes. In light of this, an 18 inch sewer main will be built to divert water toward the Rocky River Treatment Plant. This summer has already brought over 9 inches of rain and the pump...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 21

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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Renovation of Youngstown Sewer System

Jul 17

Renovation of Youngstown Sewer System

Residents of Youngstown, please be advised that Mill Creek Park lakes are closed due to sewer overflows attributed to the heavy storms last week.   This closure will be for an undetermined period of time.  Water sample testing also concurred results of E. coli bacteria.  Last year, the City of Youngstown, under careful evaluation, implemented a long term control...

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