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  1. New Survey Shows the Need for Investing in People for Clean Water

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/new-survey-shows-need-investing-people-clean-water

    professionals who lead projects that reduce agricultural runoff in watersheds of the Upper Mississippi River ... Basin. Also, the survey lead, Craig Ficenec of Sand County Foundation, wrote a blog post for NCRWN on the ...

  2. For Well Owners

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

    There are a number of materials here that may be helpful for understanding how to test, understand ... and protect your well water. Test The first step in caring for your well water is to have it tested ... .  If you are visiting this site and have not had your water tested, you should arrange to have your ...

  3. Educators

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

    If you would like to conduct a Know Your Well Water: Test, Understand, and Protect workshop, ... OSU Extension. Participants received a well test and interpretation of the test prior to the ... (enforceable standards for bacteria and testing requirements); 4. Safety and health risks; and 5. Testing and ...

  4. Resources

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

    How Well Do You Know Your Water Well Ground Water in Ohio Fact Sheet Ground Water- Major Aquifers ...

  5. Well Water Interpretation Tool

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

    ppm ppb Iron ug/L ppb Lead ug/L ppb Manganese ug/L Mercury (inorganic) ug/L ppb Nickel ug/L ppb ...

  6. Poinsettia's Poisonous Reputation Persists, Despite Proof to the Contrary

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/poinsettias-poisonous-reputation-persists-despite-proof-contrary

    years ago by Ohio State research, the myth persists. In 1971, researchers tested the toxicity of ... University's  Agricultural Technical Institute  in Wooster. Students in the program grow and sell approximately ... it didn’t even dent their appetites. The myth may have arisen from an unsubstantiated report in 1919 ...

  7. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    wildlife including native planting, rain barrels, and rain gardens. REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN URBAN ... lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  8. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... lead this hands-on workshop on building irrigation systems that allow gardeners to grow higher-yielding ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ...

  9. Lead

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1520

    about Lead in Drinking Water ATSDR- Toxic Substances Portal- Lead FACT SHEETS Ohio Department of Health- ... Private Water Systems Program - Lead in Drinking Water from Private Water Systems ATSDR ToxFAQs Fact ... GENERAL INFORMATION Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and ...

  10. Chow Line: Microwave ovens safe if used properly

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-microwave-ovens-safe-if-used-properly

    a well-respected urban-legend/myth-busting website, as “False.” For details, see ... since 2006, is either a hoax or just a badly designed experiment. In fact, it’s listed on Snopes.com, ... no matter how your food is cooked. Test food in several places to make sure it’s cooked thoroughly. ...

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