Richland Soil and Water

Due to Governor Mike DeWine's Stay-at-Home orders stemming from COVID-19, Richland SWCD employees are working remotely until further notice. When it comes to practices that can help keep our water and soil healthy, please turn to us at Richland SWCD. Although we are teleworking, we are more committed than ever to providing you with good, solid information. 

You may reach us at RSWCD.Data@richlandswcd.net.

Face-to-face stormwater permit approval is temporarily suspended. Stormwater permit applications, checklists and information needed to obtain a stormwater permit are available at https://richlandswcd.net/services/water/stormwater/stormwater-documents-list

Please submit your stormwater permit application, site calculation form and additional documents via email to RSWCD.Data@richlandswcd.net or through US Mail by sending to: Richland SWCD, 1459 W. Longview Ave, Suite 205B, Mansfield, OH  44906.

Stormwater permit fees may be paid by check, payable to Richland SWCD and mailed to the Richland SWCD office. 

Agriculture Pollution Abatement concerns may be reported by calling (614) 265-6610.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during this difficult time. Be well!

Mission and VisionOur Mission

The mission of the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is to assist the citizens of Richland County to protect and improve the County’s natural resources by providing exceptional educational, planning and technical assistance.

Our Vision

The vision of the Richland Soild and Water Conservation District is to improve the quality and quantity of our County’s natural resources within the watersheds of Richland County by establishing a working network of diverse conservation partners resulting in the District being known as the County’s natural resource reference agency.