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  1. Radon

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1545

    air before it ever arrives at your tap. If radon is present in your drinking water, test the air in ... EFFECTS Only about 1-2 percent of radon in the air comes from drinking water. However breathing radon ... increases the risk of lung cancer over the course of your lifetime. Some radon stays in the water; drinking ...

  2. Home

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    with a stake in water management outcomes to participate in identifying and addressing issues that ...

  3. Hardness as CaCO3

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1500

    in your drinking water can help ensure you get the average daily requirements for these minerals in ... OPTIONAL There is currently no health-based standard for Hardness in drinking water.  Hardness levels ... SHEETS Water Systems Council- wellcare® information for you about Hardness in Drinking Water ...

  4. Methoxychlor

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1570

    mosquitoes and houseflies. The major source of methoxychlor in drinking water is runoff/leaching from ... insecticide used on cattle, lumber, gardens. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing ... Water: Basic Information about Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants- Basic Information about ...

  5. Picloram

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1574

    major source of picloram in drinking water is herbicide runoff. Picloram does not adhere to soil and has ... been found in ground water. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing picloram well in ... USEPA- Water: Basic Information about Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants- Basic Information about ...

  6. Chloride

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1499

    chloride may vary in water wells depending on the type of rock the ground water moves through and how long ... of Health- Private Water Systems Program- Water Quality- Chloride USEPA- Water: Drinking Water ... Contaminants- Secondary Drinking Water Regulations: Guidance for Nuisance Chemicals ...

  7. Beta/photon emitters

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1541

    GENERAL INFORMATION Most drinking water sources have very low levels of radioactive contaminants ... ("radionuclides"), most of which are naturally occurring, although contamination of drinking water sources from ... who drink water containing beta particle and photon radioactivity in excess of the MCL over many years ...

  8. Combined radium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1543

    GENERAL INFORMATION Most drinking water sources have very low levels of radioactive contaminants ... ("radionuclides"), most of which are naturally occurring, although contamination of drinking water sources from ... such as DNA. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing radium 226 or radium 228 in excess ...

  9. Dinoseb

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1557

    major source of dinoseb in drinking water is runoff from herbicide used on soybeans and vegetables. ... HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing dinoseb well in excess of the maximum contaminant ... WEBSITE RESOURCES USEPA- Water: Basic Information about Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants- Basic ...

  10. Chromium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1515

    would be a concern in drinking water only at very high levels of contamination; Chromium-6 is more toxic ... Water Systems Program- Water Quality USEPA- Water: Drinking Water Contaminants- Drinking Water ... Contaminants USEPA- Water: Basic Information about Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants- Basic Information ...

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