The Northwest Ohio Flood Mitigation Partnership, Inc. was established to expedite the design and development of a long-range flood mitigation plan to help alleviate flooding throughout the Blanchard River Watershed.
The following local businesses are assisting the community through efforts to develop a flood mitigation plan:
- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
- Marathon Oil Corp.
- Blanchard Valley Health System
- Fifth Third Bank
- P & G Pet Care (maker of Iams and Eukanuba)
- National Lime & Stone Co.
- Pro-Tec Coating Co.
- W.C. Wood Corp, Inc.
- Whirlpool Corp.
- Verhoff Machine & Welding
- The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation
The City of Findlay, Village of Ottawa, and Hancock and Putnam Counties have signed resolutions endorsing the Partnership. Hardin County and the Village of Bluffton officials also are expected to sign a similar resolution.
Additional assistance and expertise will be provided by consultants, local government, The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and federal legislators.
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Last Update: October 28, 2008