Environmental Management

The environmental management division is responsible for coordinating efforts to reduce sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and ensuring industrial facilities meet federal, state, and local regulations.  These actions are actively completed to protect the City of Lorain's many waterways.  Since 2014, seven (7) of the City's sixteen (16) SSOs have been closed in efforts to reduce raw, untreated sewage from entering the waterways throughout the city.