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7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019

OWDA Market Rate Program

Loan Terms 5 to 20 Years:  2.75%
Loan Terms 21 to 30 Years:  2.92%

Community Assistance

Loan Terms 5 to 20 Years:  0.50%
Loan Terms 21 to 30 Years:  0.75%

Loan Advance Program

Loan Term up to 3 Years: 2.24% 

WPCLF and DWAF Rates

Loan Terms 5 to 20 Years
Standard Rate:  1.50%
Small Systems:  1.00%

Loan Terms 21 to 30 Years
Standard Rate:  1.62%
Small Systems:  1.12%                

Loan Terms 31 to 45 Years *
Standard Rate:  1.77% 
Small Systems:  1.27%         

* Applies to WPCLF Program only.        

Loan Applicatons

Reminder:  Loan applications are due the 1st of each month, except for November (no meeting) and December.   The deadline for applications for the December board meeting is November 5.


News and Updates



On June 18, 2019, President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the following counties impacted by severe weather and tornado damage on May 27th and 28th: Auglaize, Darke, Greene, Hocking, Mahoning, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Perry and Pickaway.

All impacted local government agencies (cities, villages, and counties), water districts, sewer districts, and conservancy districts that have a loan(s) administered by the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) may qualify for OWDA’s Emergency Relief Program.  This program provides short-term relief from OWDA loan repayments so communities can redirect their repayment funds toward recovery efforts from damages or losses to their water or wastewater system resulting from the declared disaster. 

OWDA will make a maximum of 2 semi-annual loan repayments from the Emergency Relief Program on behalf of qualifying communities. 

The application for this program can be found HERE

 For additional information and application requirements please contact
Dan Gill, 614-728-6144




Submit your loan application through the portal. The loan application portal is quick and convenient way to submit your loan application.  By requesting a link to the loan portal, you can easily upload your application documents directly to OWDA before the application deadline.  Click HERE for more information.

Governing Body

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Mike DeWine


James V. Stewart


Ken J. Heigel

Interim-Executive Director

Board Members

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Contact Us

480 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

614-466-5822 (Main)
614-644-9964 (Fax)
614-448-3367 (HR Fax)
877-OWDA-123 (Toll Free)


Board Meetings:

The next scheduled Board Meeting is Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ohio Water Development Authority, 480 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio. 
There is no meeting in November. 

Ohio Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP) Seminars.

Click here for full seminar schedule of topics, dates and times.


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