Governor DeWine announced today that Bucyrus and Galion were awarded a combined $1.9 million for water and sewer projects through the Ohio BUILDS program. Bucyrus won $1.3 million for a waterline project that extends water to Sulphur Springs and SR 602 in rural Crawford County, and Galion won $600,000 for a lift station and backup generator wastewater treatment project that will benefit the entire city of Galion. The press release from the Ohio Department of Development is below.

Ohio BUILDS Water Infrastructure Grant Projects – Round 5
On July 21, 2023, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the fifth round of water infrastructure grant funding awarded through Ohio BUILDS. Short summaries of each grant can be found below. These summaries were compiled by the Ohio Department of Development. Those with detailed questions about a project should contact the entity receiving the grant. Those with general questions about the Ohio BUILDS program should contact Sarah Wickham, chief communications and marketing officer for the Department of Development, at or 614-644-0247.

Click here for the full release and list of funds awarded.