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2/1/2019 - 2/28/2019

OWDA Market Rate Program

Loan Terms 5 to 20 Years:  3.42%
Loan Terms 21 to 30 Years:  3.59%

Community Assistance

Loan Terms 5 to 20 Years:  0.92%
Loan Terms 21 to 30 Years:  1.09%

Loan Advance Program

Loan Term up to 3 Years: 2.58% 

WPCLF and DWAF Rates

Loan Terms 5 to 20 Years
Standard Rate:  2.17%
Small Systems:  1.67%

Loan Terms 21 to 30 Years
Standard Rate:  2.29%
Small Systems:  1.79%                

Loan Terms 31 to 45 Years *
Standard Rate:  2.44% 
Small Systems:  1.94%         

* 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.


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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.


Engineer Job Opening


The Ohio Water Development Authority seeks an Engineer to provide technical assistance to OWDA and assist the Chief Engineer and local governments on projects related to wastewater, drinking water, solid hazardous waste, coastal erosion and dam safety loan programs. The Engineer will review, approve, and process loan disbursements and contractor change orders. This full time position will act as liaison with local government agencies by consulting engineers with regard to construction progress, visit project sites, and coordinate with other state agencies providing general assistance for water related projects throughout Ohio. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or construction management along with two years’ experience. Generous benefits feature medical insurance, paid leave, and participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.  Click here for more job details.  E-mail résumé as attachment to HR@owda.org or fax to 614-448-3367.  Application deadline is January 31, 2019.


Governing Body

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Mike DeWine


James V. Stewart


Scott L. Campbell

Executive Director

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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, February 28, 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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