- Implements statewide agricultural and nonpoint source water pollution control programs, and assists Ohio’s 88 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) and local watershed groups with nonpoint source pollution control
- Administers the Agricultural Pollution Abatement Program
- Develops and implements USDA conservation programs on farms benefiting the environment for all Ohioans
- Facilitates and implements market-based water quality trading programs
Ohio Revised Code §1511
Ohio Administrative Code 1501.15-5
Approximately 70,000 farms in Ohio, forestry and logging operations, SWCDs, private landowners, farmers and the general public.