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  1. Harmful Algal Blooms

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

    monitoring, standards for algal toxins for public beaches and drinking water, and requirements for public ... 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 ...

  2. Environmental Professionals Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events

    drinking water safe, address public health concerns and engage stakeholders in the process to reduce and ... Chesapeake Bay, Grand Lake St. Marys, and the City of Columbus. Efforts to monitor harmful blooms, keep ... mitigate harmful algal blooms will be addressed by the panel. ...

  3. Harmful Algal Blooms Impacting Landowner Ponds and Small Lakes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/harmful-algal-blooms-impacting-landowner-ponds-and-small-lakes

    bloom outbreak, and your animals need water." Once an algal bloom outbreak has occurred, Lynch said ... fact sheets are available that provide detailed information on the types of harmful algal blooms, how ... • Ohio Sea Grant's "Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Waters," at http ...

  4. Specialist hopes to demystify algal blooms during Farm Science Review session

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/specialist-hopes-demystify-algal-blooms-during-farm-science-review-session

    that cause them, factors that contribute to blooms, and how to keep family and pets safe from possible ... September 4, 2012 LONDON, Ohio — Potentially harmful algal blooms, or HABs, have become more ... prevalent throughout Ohio in recent years. These blooms on public waters have drawn much attention in the ...

  5. Phosphorous

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1538

    Blue-Green Algae/Cyanobacteria Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) ODH Health Assessment Fact Sheet- Pond Water ... can increase levels of bacterial and algal activity in water. Too much phosphorus in the water can ... cause algae to grow faster than ecosystems can handle creating an algal bloom. Phosphorous is also used ...

  6. Arsenic

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1507

    water. Most of the arsenic in water will ultimately end up in soil or sediment. HEALTH EFFECTS Drinking ... water is the main source of human exposure to arsenic. Some people who drink water containing arsenic in ... and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. Long-term exposure to arsenic in drinking water is ...

  7. Sodium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1503

    softeners contribute to sodium in the drinking water by replacing the calcium and magnesium that make the ... diet. HEALTH EFFECTS The vast majority of sodium ingestion is from food rather than drinking water ... . Sodium levels in drinking water from most water systems are unlikely to be a significant contribution to ...

  8. 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 ... options. Mr. Fletcher will bring us up-to-date on the current status of harmful algal blooms in Ohio's ... Speaker: Scott Fletcher, Deputy Chief for Region Services for the Ohio State Parks Harmful algal ...

  9. Ohio Watershed Academy

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/academy

    registration information please subscribe to the Ohio Waterhed Network list serv. Information on how to join is ... Academies, including paid watershed coordinators and other water resource professionals, watershed group ... modules on the following topics: Engaging stakeholders Water policies Watershed science (e.g., aquatic ...

  10. Jan. 27: Free OSU Webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jan-27-free-osu-webinar-algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    practices lead to algal blooms in lakes. Jim Hoorman, an agriculture and natural resources educator in OSU ... program, will present a free webinar on “Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices” at noon on Jan. 27, part of ... http://go.osu.edu/Bd7. Bill Lynch, an OSU Extension aquatic ecosystem management specialist, will explain how land use ...

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