June 2, 2014

By Toledo Blade The Toledo Waterways Initiative is a $521 million overhaul of the city’s sewage plant near Cullen Park in Toledo’s Point Place, as well as the collection of pipes and pumps throughout the metro area that are connected … Continued

January 29, 2014

By WGTE The first report discusses our use and stewardship of the water, and explores wastewater treatment, drinking water, intake, sewer separation and combined sewage overflows. WGTE Science and Environment reporter, Marc Hathaway, checks up on the progress of the … Continued

January 19, 2014

By Circle of Blue Wastewater treatment upgrades and legislation banning phosphates in consumer detergents have helped cities greatly reduce the amount of phosphorus they discharge into the Great Lakes. Still, billions of gallons of wastewater are released into the lakes each … Continued

January 19, 2014

By Circle of Blue OAK HARBOR, OH – On September 4, 2013, Henry Biggert, the superintendent of the Carroll Water and Sewer District, near Toledo, Ohio, got the first clue that he could have a public health crisis on his … Continued

March 11, 2012

By Toledo Blade Deep beneath downtown Toledo, starting near left field at Fifth Third Field and running directly under center ice at the Huntington Center and past the Valentine Theatre on its way to a riverfront pumping station in the … Continued

Program Progress

62% Complete
Started in 2002
Completed in 2020

The Toledo Waterways Initiative (TWI) program encompasses more than 45 separate projects over the course of 18 years, at a total cost of $521 million. This bar shows how close this program is to completion.