Ohio’s plan for
Existing Miles of
Rivers & Streams
Existing Acres of
Reservoirs & Ponds
A collaborative approach to the issues facing Ohio’s water
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) today announced a $5 million grant program for a new H2Ohio Best Management Practice (BMP) – the Two-Stage Ditch. A two-stage ditch is a conservation practice that modifies the shape of a drainage...
Ohio EPA Announces Grant to Help Jackson/Vinton Counties Expand Access to Safe, Reliable Drinking Water in Garrett Ridge Area
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson announced today that Ohio has secured grant funding that will help launch an important project to bring clean drinking water to approximately 52 households in Vinton County. The $799,000 grant will...
Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz today announced plans for more than two dozen new H2Ohio wetland projects to naturally improve water quality across Ohio. “Our water is such an incredibly valuable resource, and...
H2Ohio Support also Awarded for Projects in Hocking, Jackson, Portage, Ross, and Seneca Counties Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson announced today that the city of Nelsonville in Athens County will receive $171,000 in H2Ohio funding...
“As a state, we are committed to helping farmers adopt the practices that can make a real difference. We will invest in creating more wetlands. And, we will help communities improve their water systems and remove decrepit septic systems.”
The Importance of Partnership
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Agriculture and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency each has a significant role in H2Ohio through the creation of wetlands, the reduction in phosphorus runoff, and access to clean drinking water and quality sewer systems.