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NOACA to Host Public Meetings on 208 Water Quality Management Plan

Post Date:09/06/2019 2:52 PM

(Cleveland, OH) (Friday, August 28, 2019) The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) will hold several multi-county meetings to allow public input for the 208 Water Quality Management Plan.  

The 208 Water Quality Management Plan is the regional wastewater plan for Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties. The plan is a requirement under Section 208 of the federal Clean Water Act to identify and address pollution problems within the five-county metropolitan planning organizational area.

Concerned citizens, property owners and developers are welcome to voice and provide comments concerning water issues impacted by changes to sanitary sewer plans.  The meetings will be held at the following five locations:

September 17, 2019, 7:00 p.m.: Hosted by Lake County Department of Utilities

Lake County Solid Waste District Business Learning Center

1981 Blasé Nemeth Road

Painesville, OH 44077


September 18, 2019, 6:00 p.m.:  Hosted by Geauga County Department of Water Resources

Geauga County Offices Building #8

470 Center Street

Chardon, OH 44024


September 25, 2019, 6:00 p.m.: Hosted by Medina County Sanitary Engineer

Medina County Library District – Medina Library

210 South Broadway Street

Medina, OH 44256


September 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.:  Hosted by Lorain County Public Health

Lorain County Metro Parks – Carlisle Reservation

12882 Diagonal Road

LaGrange, OH 44050


October 1, 2019, 7:00 p.m.: Hosted by Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD)

NEORSD – Environmental & Maintenance Service Center

4747 East 49th Street

Cuyahoga Heights, OH 44125


Share NOACA's Water Quality Management 208 Plan Public Meeting flyer.

This is the first comprehensive update of NOACA’s 208 Plan since 2000.  To ensure the new 208 Plan reflects the region’s water quality needs, NOACA will engaged stakeholders from the start of the process and have provided a questionnaire to allow further comments.

Please see the survey link below:

Follow the 208 Water Quality Management Plan on NOACA’s website: 


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The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is a transportation and environmental planning agency that represents state, county, city, village, and township officials in Greater Cleveland. NOACA addresses the transportation, air quality, and water quality needs of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties. The agency and its partners cooperatively develop and implement plans to ensure that travel throughout the region is safe, cost-effective and environmentally sound.  NOACA’s vision is to STRENGTHEN regional cohesion, PRESERVE existing infrastructure, and BUILD a sustainable multimodal transportation system to SUPPORT economic development and ENHANCE quality of life in Northeast Ohio.


Media Contact: Danielle Render, Director of External Engagement & Public Affairs,

216-241-2414, ext. 253, or