Ohio’s plan for
Existing Miles of
Rivers & Streams
Existing Acres of
Reservoirs & Ponds
A collaborative approach to the issues facing Ohio’s water
As a part of Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) today dedicated the Trumbull Creek Wetlands Restoration Project in Ashtabula County. “Clean water is vital to the health and happiness of families here in Ohio,”...
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced today that $3 million in H2Ohio grant funding will be directed to nine wetland projects to help improve water quality in the Ohio River Basin. Awards will go to...
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson today announced approximately $2.1 million in H2Ohio grant assistance to help 48 public water systems take the first step toward removing and replacing lead water pipes. "By helping local communities...
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Ohio Lake Erie Commission celebrated Earth Day with a ribbon cutting at one of H2Ohio’s newly completed wetlands, Oak Openings...
“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.