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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 ...

  2. Well Water Interpretation Tool

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

    “Inorganic Chemical Contaminants” area of the table, select the down arrow to expand the menu, and then click ... Synthetic organic contaminants Alachlor ug/L ppb Benzo(a)pyrene (PAH) ug/L ppb Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate ug/L ... ppb Volatile organic contaminants 1,1,1-Trichloroethane ug/L ppb 1,1,2-Trichloroethane ug/L ppb ...

  3. Arsenic

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

    GENERAL INFORMATION Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and may enter the air, water, ... water. Most of the arsenic in water will ultimately end up in soil or sediment. HEALTH EFFECTS Drinking ... and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. Long-term exposure to arsenic in drinking water is ...

  4. News: Urban Farm Tours Happening Throughout Columbus

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-urban-farm-tours-happening-throughout-columbus

    outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The Columbus Urban ... turning vacant urban areas into productive, sustainable urban gardens that provide food-insecure residents ... Garden Tour Heirloom Produce uses an approach called regenerative agriculture to produce food in a more ...

  5. Information for Extension Area Leaders

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/area-leader-info

    priority. We realize that our COVID-19 policy guidelines will cause disruption, but the risk of not acting ...

  6. Sodium

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

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sodium is widely distributed in soils, plants, water and foods. It is ... of rocks and soils. The concentrations of sodium in groundwater are dependent on the local geological ... conditions and wastewater contamination. Mineral deposits, sewage effluents, road salt storage and salt used ...

  7. Alachlor

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

    Some people who drink water containing alachlor well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) ... and may have increased risk of getting cancer. 2.00 ppb ug/L ppb SVOC MCL MCL ADVISORY- ACTION IS ... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Alachlor levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the maximum contaminant ...

  8. Farm Science Review Celebration of Ohio Agriculture Luncheon

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/home/slides/farm-science-review-celebration-ohio-agriculture-luncheon

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu_self Marquee Slide Gray Marquee ...

  9. Dibromochloropropane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1556

    a pungent odor. It is used primarily as an unclassified nematocide for soil fumigation of cucumbers, summer ... shrubs. The major source of 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane in drinking water is runoff/leaching from soil ... containing 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years ...

  10. Managing Nutrients in Agricultural Watersheds

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/managing-nutrients-agricultural-watersheds

    (SENR), will discuss the Phosphorus Risk Index, a field-based planning tool that integrates soil ... properties, hydrology and agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from ... Nutrient runoff from agricultural watersheds presents a challenge for watershed managers as well ...

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