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  1. The Lake

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

    in size, whereas a lake can be several hundred or thousands of acres in size- like Lake Erie ... Often times, a stream or creek will flow into a lake. There are three major kinds of ... "lakes"- lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Generally, a pond is a body of water no larger than about ten acres ...

  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 ... life and can increase the risk of flooding downstream. Let's move on to the The Lake! ...

  3. Headwaters

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

    as springs. Most of the water you will see later in the lakes and rivers downstream is the result of ... happens to and on the land surrounding the headwaters affects the quality of the rivers and lakes hundreds ...

  4. Watershed Management

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

    As you can see from our short tour, a watershed is about much more than just a river or lake. To ... lake, and river biology and hydrology, as well as details about current and planned human activities ...

  5. The Wetlands

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

    talking about a very shallow pond or lake. So shallow, in fact, that much of the vegetation in the wetland ...

  6. Environmental Professionals Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events

    For the first time in our state’s history the open waters of western Lake Erie have been deemed ... our state’s leading universities to help the Ohio EPA assess whether the open waters of Lake Erie met federal ... Chesapeake Bay, Grand Lake St. Marys, and the City of Columbus. Efforts to monitor harmful blooms, keep ...

  7. Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Lakes

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/short-and-long-term-strategies-address-harmful-algal-blooms-ohio-lakes

    lakes that can lead to harmful algal blooms. Mr. Fletcher will share lessons learned from alum treatment ... blooms present a threat to human health and recreation in Ohio's lakes. After attending this webinar ... options. Mr. Fletcher will bring us up-to-date on the current status of harmful algal blooms in Ohio's ...

  8. OARDC annual conference spotlights water quality

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/may-2015/cfaes-news/oardc-annual-conference-spotlights-water-quality

    on “Field to Faucet: Impacts of Phosphorus and Steps Forward in the Lake Erie Basin”; and CFAES Dean ... what’s coming in from the rivers, we can have an impact and lessen algal blooms,” said Martin, who is ... production while improving water quality in Lake Erie.” Watch: CFAES Dean Bruce McPheron speaks April 16 at ...

  9. Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/harmful-algal-blooms

    Resources Council) about a new report released by OEPA: Harmful Algal Bloom Response Strategy. Gail explains ... up-to-date information on harmful algal blooms, go to www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/HAB.aspx Download interview ... monitoring, standards for algal toxins for public beaches and drinking water, and requirements for public ...

  10. WMAO Water Luncheon Seminar; Algae, Rmote Sensing, and Lake Erie

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/wmao-water-luncheon-seminar-algae-rmote-sensing-and-lake-erie

    Bloom: Algae, Remote Sensing, and Lake Erie" at the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland ...

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