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TMACOG will design and coordinate the improvement of the environmental quality in the TMACOG region by providing technical expertise and a regional forum for our members and stakeholders.

2018 Webcast Schedule
>>Retrofitting the Urban Environment: What's New?
Wed. June 27
(rescheduled from 6.20)
1-2:30 p.m.
Location: City of Toledo Engineering Services
600 Jefferson Ave.
Click here for entire 2018 schedule

Agenda for Lake Erie (DRAFT) webpage

Water Quality Council
Monday, July 9
Water Quality Council

When: 1:30 p.m.
Location TMACOG Boardroom

Monday, May 14
Water Quality Council
Lake Erie Impaired. What's Next for the Western Lake Erie Basin?
Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza
300 Martin Luther King, jr. Dr., Toledo, OH

Monday, March 12
Water Quality Council
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
King Jr. Plaza | Agenda & related documents
Contact: Kari Gerwin,
ext. 1103

>>Click here for all Water Quality department meetings

Follow Up:

Student Watershed watch
>>11.3.17 SWWS Results

NEW Ohio EPA’s Nutrient Mass Balance
Study for Ohio’s Major Rivers

TMACOG is looking for looking for a person with interest in and experience with environmental sciences to fill a temporary position assisting the Student Watershed Watch and other TMACOG water quality programs and projects. Work will be an average of 16-20 hours per week summer 2018 through June 2019. The primary duties are to support students and teachers at in-stream water quality testing events, help organize a student conference and teacher training, maintain social media, and compile water quality data into spreadsheets and maps.

See the complete description and requirements here. Please send resumes to Kari Gerwin at The position is open until filled.


What is a Rain Garden?
A rain garden is a depression low spot that filters dirty stormwater using plants that are naturally adapted to our local more

Greater Toledo Lake Erie
Clear Choices Clean Water

Tools for Reducing Phosphorus in the Portage and Toussaint Watersheds.>>read more

Clean Ohio Funds>>read more

Construction Site SWP3s
Made Better

>>Agenda & presentations

Clean Ohio Funds Preserve Oak Openings Region

Three projects of the Metroparks of the Toledo Area are the top ranked applications and have been recommended for funding through the Clean Ohio Fund.
>>read more

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
(GLRI) Funding Support Letter

Areawide Water Quality Management Plan (208 Plan) 2017 Update
>>Español versión

>> Unblock Those Storm more



>>Ohio EPA’s Nutrient Mass Balance
Study for Ohio’s Major Rivers

>> Help for Homeowners with Septic Systems

>>Stormwater Coalition newsletter
| Flooding FAQs

>>Maumee Bay State Park Restoration

>>Swan Creek Balanced Growth
Plan Update

>>Ottawa River Watershed Scrap Yard Pollution Prevention Program Final Report

>>City of Sylvania Asian Carp Resolution

>>Celebrating Ottawa River Restoration

>>Modern Rain Barrels Manage Stormwater

>>Water Feature Improved at Toledo Botanical Garden

>>Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management

>>Ohio Watershed Network

Regional Water Information:
>> Customers to keep options open
>> Toledo council OKs regionwide       system

TMACOG Regional Water Rate     Study Executive Summary

>>TMACOG Regional Water Rate     Study Final Report

>>TMACOG Regional Water
     Rate Study FAQ

>>TMACOG Areawide Water Quality      Management Plan June 2016


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