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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. For Media

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

    https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/private-water-systems-program/Contact-Us/   For questions on drinking and ground water, contact Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ... Division of Drinking and Ground Water   Jeffrey Patzke, Manager, Water Quality Characterization and ... We have resources and expertise that can be used to help promote the Know Your Well Water website ...

  9. Know Your Well Water

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

    -resources/water/drinking-water/water-testing/testing/how-to-interpret-a-water-analysis-report.    ... Wondering if your well water is safe?  A good first step is to have your water tested at ... created this website to help drinking water well owners test, understand and protect their well water ...

  10. Alachlor

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1548

    major source of alachlor in drinking water is runoff from herbicide used on row crops. HEALTH EFFECTS ... Some people who drink water containing alachlor well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) ... Primary Drinking Water Regulations- Organic Chemicals- Alachlor Illinois Department of Public Health- ...

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