Programs supporting development or redevelopment of wastewater treatment systems

There are 12 programs on this page, please scroll down to view complete list.

For complete details on each program, including agency contacts, please see the listing in the printed Inventory of State Programs, Appendix C of the Balanced Growth Strategy on the Inventory Home page or click the program website link in the table.

Program Name and Type of Assistance

Program Link

Special Incentive

Agency

 

Community Assistance Loan Program (Financial Assistance: Loans)

Program Website

Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides below market rate loans to local governments that are making improvements to their drinking water treatment or wastewater treatment systems. The program is designed to make financing available to local governments at a low cost and with a process that is relatively easy to complete. Eligible costs include engineering & design fees, construction costs, and legal and inspection fees.

 

Emergency Relief Grant Program  

(Financial Assistance)

Program Website

  Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides short-term relief from OWDA Loan repayments so communities can use their repayment funds to recover from damages or loss resulting from a federal and/or state declared disaster.The program is designed to allow local governments to use funds on hand to address emergencies created by natural disasters.

 

Fresh Water Loan Group

(Financial Assistance)

Program Website

 SPECIAL INCENTIVE Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides financing for Drinking Water, Wastewater, and Storm Water projects such as: development or acquisition of potable water sources, construction and/or expansion of water and wastewater treatment facilities, installation or improvement of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, well-head protection planning studies, or storm water management facilities. The program is designed to make financing available to local governments at a low cost and with a process that is relatively easy to complete. Eligible costs include engineering & design fees, construction costs, and legal and inspection fees.

 

Local Economic Development Loan Program

(Financial Assistance: Loans)

Program Website

  Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides financing where local governments need to provide water, wastewater or storm water treatment to a site that is being developed by a business locating within the State.

 

Permits to Install (Regulatory)

Program Website

 

 

Ohio EPA

Ensures compliance with state and federal permitting and planning requirements for wastewater treatment facilities and protects water quality.

Research and Development Grant Program

(Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

 

Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides grants to local governments and/or State Agencies that are developing new techniques for making improvements to their drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment or storm water treatment systems or eliminating pollution.

 

Rural Development Loan Advance Program (Financial Assistance: Loans)

Program Website

 

Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides market rate loans to local governments that are making improvements to their drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment or storm water treatment systems with permanent funding from the United States Department of Agriculture.

 

Sewage Sludge Management Program (Regulatory)

 

Program Website

 

  Ohio EPA

Regulates domestic septage disposal in the state of Ohio.

 

State Capital Improvement Program

(Financial Assistance: Grants and Loans)

 

Program Website

 

Ohio Public Works Comm.

Provides grants and low-interest loans for roads, bridges, culverts, wastewater treatment systems, water supply systems, solid waste disposal facilities, storm water and sanitary collection, storage and treatment systems and facilities.

 

Village Capital Improvement Program

(Financial Assistance: Loans)

Program Website

  Ohio Water Development Authority, Ohio EPA

Provides low-cost or no-cost loan financing to qualifying villages for the preparation of preliminary plans and design documents for the construction of water supply or distribution facilities, or wastewater collection and treatment facilities.

 

Water & Sanitary Sewer Program

(Financial Assistance: Grants)

Program Website

  Ohio Department of Development

Provides grants to small, needy communities in rural areas of Ohio as they work to comply with Environmental Protection Agency mandates. The goal of the program is to create a safe and sanitary living environment for Ohio citizens, through the provision of safe and reliable drinking water and proper disposal of sanitary waste.

 

Water Pollution Control Loan Fund

(Financial Assistance: Loans)

Program Website

  Ohio Water Development Authority

Provides low-cost financing and technical assistance for the planning, design and construction of wastewater facilities improvements, and for the control of nonpoint source pollution of surface and ground waters.

 

 

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