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  1. OCAMM odds & ends

    https://ocamm.osu.edu/news/ocamm-odds-ends-23

    Click on 'OCAMM odds & ends" for the latest news. Ohio Country Journal: H2Ohio update | Although funding to implement conservation practices was postponed in 2020, it is expected to be available in 2021. Farmers who applied for funding this ...

  2. Kristen Conroy

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    Kristen Conroy Graduate Student, Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering conroy.137@osu.edu Currently a University Fellow at The Ohio State University, Kristen is working on getting a Masters in Food, Agriculture and Biological Engineering. She ha ...

  3. Leach Field Systems- Green and Sustainable Wastewater Treatment

    https://setll.osu.edu/events/leach-field-systems-green-and-sustainable-wastewater-treatment

     Green & Sustainable Wastewater Treatment ~ Leach Field Systems ~ Register at First Class Conferences Dr. Karen Mancl and Dr. Brian Slater Dec. 8, 2016 Ohio 4-H Center, OSU Campus                     Sponsored By: 2201 Fred Taylor Dr.                  ...

  4. Manure to Energy Through Anaerobic Digestion

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/12/waste-management/manure-energy-through-anaerobic-digestion

    Through anaerobic digestion, manure can transform into biogas. Biogas can be used for heating, lighting, electricity generation, and cooking. Anaerobic digestion is a two-step process. First, an acidogenic bacterium breaks down the organic matter. This pr ...

  5. Septage Management in Ohio

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/12/waste-management/septage-management-ohio

    About 100 million gallons of septage is pumped from septic tanks in Ohio each year. The organic matter within septage can be used as a soil conditioner following treatment. New regulations by the U.S. EPA cover the safe use and disposal of septage.  To pu ...

  6. Septic System Maintenance

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/12/wastewater-treatment/septic-system-maintenance

    Property owners with household sewage treatment set-ups need to conserve water, landscape carefully, and pump the septic tank regularly in order to maintain performance. The parts to a septic system are: a septic tank, a treatment system, and a dispersal ...

  7. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/90

    Soil that is being used as a wastewater treatment must be unsaturated, deep, and permeable to air and water in order to perform well. Only 16% of Ohio’s soil is ideal for traditional septic systems. Filtering, naturally occurring microbes, and adsorption ...

  8. Septic Tank- Mound System

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/91

    For land with shallow soils and a limiting condition, a mound system may be the alternative. The sand is layered by gravel, which is layered by the distribution system. Above the system, topsoil can be home to non-woody plants. Property owners must mainta ...

  9. Gray Water Recycling in Ohio

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    Gray water is wastewater from bathing and washing clothes. Since is has organic matter, it can start to smell after awhile. There are four ways to have a gray water system in Ohio.  To read the full text, click here. ...

  10. Simple Gray Water Systems

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/93

    Wastewater from bathing or washing clothes is called gray water. Gray water can be recycled in Ohio, but should be dispersed within a few hours to prevent odors. Systems can take water from each fixture in the home and individually disperse to a subsurfac ...

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