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  1. Educators

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

    (enforceable standards for bacteria and testing requirements); 4. Safety and health risks; and 5. Testing and ...

  2. 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: ...

  3. Lead

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

    and learning disabilities. Children, six years old and under, are most at risk because this is when ... exceed the maximum contaminant level goal (MCLG) or action level (AL). MCLG's are non-enforceable ... goals based on the possible risk and exposure over a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. ACTION ...

  4. Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1608

    a nuisance, sulfur-reducing bacteria do not present any known human health risk. Water heaters with magnesium ...

  5. Promoting Infiltration

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

    should not be removed (A New Way: Restoring Habitat in Urban Watersheds, Wayne County Michigan DEQ, ... rain, storms, your garden hose, etc. to soak into the ground instead of running into nearby streams, ... line to prevent soil erosion and increase the ground?s capacity to absorb water.  Many home lawns are ...

  6. Manganese

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1521

    in soils that may erode into these waters. However, human activities are also responsible for much of ... the manganese contamination in water in some areas. HEALTH EFFECTS People with long-term exposure to ... for long term consumption; however, it may still exceed the secondary maximum contaminant level (SMCL) ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Hexachlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1567

    contaminant level. detection suggest human source Discharge from metal refineries and agricultural chemical ... very slowly and still persists in the environment. Small particles stick to soil and remain in ... maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience liver or kidney problems; reproductive ...

  9. Lindane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1569

    used as a dip for fleas and lice on pets, and livestock, for soil treatment, on the foliage of fruit ... drinking water is runoff/leaching from insecticide used on cattle, lumber, gardens. HEALTH EFFECTS Some ... people who drink water containing lindane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many ...

  10. 1,2-Dichloropropane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1587

    also used in making lead free gasoline, paper coating, soil fumigant for nematodes, and insecticide for ... as a soil fumigant. It may also leach from municipal landfills. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink ... water containing 1,2-dichloropropane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many ...

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