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  1. Advice for Making Local Watershed Projects More Inclusive

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/advice-making-local-watershed-projects-more-inclusive

    https://northcentralwater.org/advice-for-making-local-watershed-projects-more-inclusive/ ...

  2. 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

    Central Region Water Network (NCRWN), just released a new report of a survey that assessed the ... professional development and peer learning needs and opportunities among watershed project leaders in the Upper ... professionals who lead projects that reduce agricultural runoff in watersheds of the Upper Mississippi River ...

  3. The Lake

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

    "lakes"- lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Generally, a pond is a body of water no larger than about ten acres ... provide water for human consumption and recreation. All of Ohio's lakes have water flowing in and ... higher retention time of water in a lake, sediments and many contaminants in the water tend to settle to ...

  4. Watershed Management

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    are called on to gather critical data about local water resources. The most successful programs ... As you can see from our short tour, a watershed is about much more than just a river or lake. To ... ecology of a water resource, from the headwaters to the receiving waters, and all the land in between. ...

  5. For Well Owners

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

    water tests and testing strategies, consult either http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-314 https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/private-water-systems-program/water-quality-treatment ... about well water in Ohio, review the fact sheet “ Ground Water in Ohio ” and “ Major Aquifers and ... are located here:  https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/private-water-systems-program/Resources-and-Education ...

  6. The Wetlands

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

    Wetlands come in many shapes and sizes, but, generally, when we talk about wetlands we're ... talking about a very shallow pond or lake. So shallow, in fact, that much of the vegetation in the wetland ... emerges from the surface of the water. The water level in a wetland can vary greatly over a short period ...

  7. Headwaters

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    Here you will notice that we are at the highest point in the watershed where the water that falls ... feet wide. The land here is often steep and the water may run fast, forming small waterfalls and pools. ... as springs. Most of the water you will see later in the lakes and rivers downstream is the result of ...

  8. Middle Reaches

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    flat area is called the floodplain, and when the creek overflows it dumps sediments from the water onto ... the water runs fast and turbulent over a gravel bottom. Certain kinds of small fish and insects have ... in the middle reaches can have a major impact on the water and its inhabitants. For instance, if ...

  9. For Media

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

      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 ... Department of Health BEHRP/Private Water Systems Program 246 N. High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215 For ...

  10. 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 ... and Associated Water Quality Recommendations for Water Well Sampling Before Oil and Gas Drilling (pdf) ...

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