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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

    flat area is called the floodplain, and when the creek overflows it dumps sediments from the water onto ... the floodplain, returning some of the eroded soil from the headwaters area back onto the land. ... Periodic flooding is a natural process in the life of the creek. There the creek runs deep and slow, it ...

  3. The Lake

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

    A reservoir is a human-made lake, which may have been built for flood prevention or as a storage basin to ... water flowing out, but the water tends to move very slowly once it enters the lake. Because of the ...

  4. The Wetlands

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

    of time, making it difficult to define exactly where a wetland begins, and where it ends. Wetlands ...

  5. For Well Owners

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

    and protect your well water. Test The first step in caring for your well water is to have it tested.  ... water tested through a state certified water testing laboratory. A list of certified labs is available ... at the Ohio EPA website at http://www.epa.state.oh.us/ddagw/labcert.aspx.  For a list of recommended ...

  6. Headwaters

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

    on the land as precipitation begins its journey down the valley. Headwater streams are many, but they ...

  7. Watershed Management

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

    attempts to improve water quality. This whole-system approach is called watershed management, and it ...

  8. Educators

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

    (enforceable standards for bacteria and testing requirements); 4. Safety and health risks; and 5. Testing and ...

  9. For Media

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

    http://www.epa.state.oh.us/ddagw/DrinkingandGroundWaters.aspx   ...

  10. Well Water Interpretation Tool

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

    The Ohio State University in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Health and Ohio EPA have ... (it will be similar to the way they are displayed in our tool) and select the drop down arrow to reach ...

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