Ohio EPA is offering communities financial assistance through the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) to help low- to moderate-income homeowners repair and replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS).
It is estimated that about 31 percent of all household sewage treatment systems throughout Ohio are experiencing some degree of failure due to poor maintenance or age.
Area communities to receive funda are:
Ross County, $200,000
Pike County General Health District, $200,000
Hocking County, $200,000
Jackson County Health Department, $200,000
Vinton County, $120,000