208 Areawide Water Quality Management Plan

Proposed Updates from Last Adopted Version


AWQMP Chapter or FPA

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Description of Proposed Changes

TMACOG AWQMP - Complete Plan

       This 2017 version of the “208” includes the latest updates to all seven chapters the Facility Planning Area Descriptions, and Critical Sewage Areas. Review of this document will be conducted at several TMACOG meetings in May and June. To see the version adopted last year, please click this link:  TMACOG AWQMP


       Communities that have transferred ownership and legal responsibility of their wastewater systems to Northwestern Water and Sewer District are no longer DMAs. Consequently, they have been removed from the Designated Management Agency table: Bloomdale, Custar, Hoytville, Jerry City, Millbury, Milton Center, Risingsun, Rossford, Tontogany, West Millgrove, and Weston.



       The Sanitary Sewerage Facility Planning Areas have been reviewed, and updated as requested by DMAs. The Facility Planning Area boundaries, sewered areas, and infrastructure needs have been updated throughout. See also Current FPAs.  Current FPAs.


TMACOG AWQMP Chapter 5: Onsite Sewage Treatment

       The Critical Sewage Areas have been reviewed and updated as needed. Significant changes proposed in Ottawa County by the Ottawa County Health Dept.

       There have also been significant updates to the inventory of package sewage treatment plants.


TMACOG AWQMP Chapter 7: Stormwater Management

       The list of communities that are required to have an “MS4” Stormwater Permit from Ohio EPA has been revised, following updated urbanized area boundaries. Communities that have been added to the MS4 list are: Village of Swanton, Swanton Township (Lucas County), and the Village of Whitehouse. One community was added in Wood County: Troy Township. One “Appendix 7 “community has been added: City of Fremont.




Individual Areawide Water Quality Management Plan Amendments



Eliminate Rader Creek CSX WWTP by connecting to North Baltimore

       No proposed changes at this time.


These documents represent proposed changes to the TMACOG 208 Plan. They are subject to review and recommendation by the TMACOG Environmental Council and Executive Committee, and final approval by the Board of Trustees. Click here for the currently adopted version.