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  1. Heptachlor epoxide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1566

    to soil, but is extremely resistant to biodegration, persisting for many years in the upper soil ... people who drink water containing heptachlor epoxide well in excess of the maximum contaminant level ... (MCL) for many years could experience liver damage and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. ...

  2. Toxaphene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1576

    on cotton and cattle. It is very persistent, remaining in soil for up to 14 years. It is not expected ... to soils and the sediments of water bodies, it may gradually evaporate to the air where it is slowly ... Some people who drink water containing toxaphene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) ...

  3. Chlordane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1552

    Chlordane may persist for long periods of time in air, soil and water. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink ... water containing chlordane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could ... experience liver or nervous system problems; increased risk of cancer. 2.00 ppb ug/L ppb Pesticide MCL MCL ...

  4. Zinc

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1527

    occur naturally in drinking water. Zinc contamination can result from corrosion of galvanized pipes by ... detected in your water sample to exceed the secondary maximum contaminant level (SMCL). ACTION IS OPTIONAL ... Zinc levels were detected in your water sample but do not exceed the maximum contaminant level. 10- 50 ...

  5. Ethylene dibromide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1563

    When soil and climatic conditions are favorable, EDB may get into drinking water by runoff into surface ... dibromide well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience problems ... with liver, stomach, reproductive system, or kidneys, and may have an increased risk of cancer. 0.05 ...

  6. The Wetlands

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/wetlands

    a long time in the soil and vegetation. For this reason, wetlands play a role in flood control and ... pollutants from contaminated water such as runoff from feedlots.     One of the greatest benefits of wetlands ...

  7. Chromium

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

    naturally in rocks, plants, soil and volcanic dust, humans and animals. The most common forms of chromium ... would be a concern in drinking water only at very high levels of contamination; Chromium-6 is more toxic ... and poses potential health risks. People who use water containing total chromium in excess of the ...

  8. Heptachlor

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1565

    Heptachlor may be released directly to the soil in connection with its use. It has also been found in treated ... heptachlor well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience liver damage ... and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. 0.40 ppb ug/L ppb Pesticide MCL MCL ADVISORY- ACTION ...

  9. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/hamilton-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district

    County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for ... the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil ...

  10. Conservation Easements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/conservation-easements

    environmental outcomes on the land. An agricultural easement is a specific type of conservation easement.  It is ... conservation outcomes, it likely encourages continued agricultural use of the land.  An agricultural easement ... the farmer to continue using the land for agriculture. For additional discussion see OSU Extension ...

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