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  1. New Survey Shows the Need for Investing in People for Clean Water

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/new-survey-shows-need-investing-people-clean-water

    the series in mid 2020 and I encourage you to check it out. It’s intended for watershed professionals ...

  2. Middle Reaches

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/middle-reaches

    Moving farther downstream, you can see that many of the smaller headwater streams have come ... both sides of the creek you will see flat areas of land where the creek occasionally overflows. This ... life and can increase the risk of flooding downstream. Let's move on to the The Lake! ...

  3. For Well Owners

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/well-owners

    .gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/private-water-systems-program/water-quality-treatment/   Ohio has state wide health based water quality standards for private water systems. You can access ... at the Ohio EPA website at http://www.epa.state.oh.us/ddagw/labcert.aspx.  For a list of recommended ... https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/home/      Test after any treatment to see if the problem is resolved. Understand After you receive your ...

  4. The Lake

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/lake

    provide water for human consumption and recreation. All of Ohio's lakes have water flowing in and ... sediments in the lake, as is happening in many lakes and reservoirs in Ohio. Many of these lakes would fill ... lake's ecological integrity. Now, on let's move on to the Wetlands! ...

  5. Watershed Management

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/watershed-management

    Continue exploring Ohio Watersheds Online by contacting your County Extension Office for ideas on how you ... As you can see from our short tour, a watershed is about much more than just a river or lake. To ... know a watershed you must become familiar with all the components of the system that contribute to the ...

  6. Headwaters

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/headwaters

    Here you will notice that we are at the highest point in the watershed where the water that falls ... as springs. Most of the water you will see later in the lakes and rivers downstream is the result of ...

  7. The Wetlands

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/wetlands

    areas of Ohio, particularly where livestock are raised, because of their potential to filter out ... number of unique plant species can all be found in Ohio's wetlands. More than 90% of Ohio ...

  8. Educators

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/educators

    If you would like to conduct a Know Your Well Water: Test, Understand, and Protect workshop, ... able to help you locate instructors for the workshop. Below is a sample power point slide set used in ... (enforceable standards for bacteria and testing requirements); 4. Safety and health risks; and 5. Testing and ...

  9. Resources

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/resources

    How Well Do You Know Your Water Well Ground Water in Ohio Fact Sheet Ground Water- Major Aquifers ... http://wellowner.org/   USGS Ohio Water Science Center http://oh.water.usgs.gov/   American Ground Water Trust ...

  10. For Media

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/media

    the content on this website, contact:   Anne Baird, Program Director, Ohio Watershed Network OSU ...   For questions related to private water systems in Ohio, contact the Ohio Department of Health: Rachel ... Townsend, Residential Water and Wastewater Program Administrator Private Water Systems Program Ohio ...

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