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  1. Trichloroethylene (TCE)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1594

    EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing trichloroethylene well in excess of the maximum contaminant ... level (MCL) for many years could experience problems with their liver and may have an increased risk of ... levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). ACTION IS ...

  2. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ...

  3. 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 ... human-made nuclear materials can also occur. Most radioactive contaminants are at levels that are low enough ...

  4. 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 ... excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience liver problems. 500.00 ppb ... water sample to exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). ACTION IS OPTIONAL Picloram levels were ...

  5. 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 ... human-made nuclear materials can also occur. Most radioactive contaminants are at levels that are low enough ...

  6. The Lake

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

    higher retention time of water in a lake, sediments and many contaminants in the water tend to settle to ... Activities in the headwaters and middle reaches that cause soil erosion will accelerate the buildup of ... contamination because of what happens both in and around them. Development of the lakeshore can create pollution ...

  7. Benzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1577

    containing benzene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience ... anemia or a decrease in blood platelets, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. 5.00 ppb ug/L ... sample to exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). ACTION IS OPTIONAL Benzene levels were detected in ...

  8. 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1591

    other organic chemicals; as a solvent; in wood preservatives; in abrasives. It was once used as a soil ... 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience changes in ... 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). ACTION IS ...

  9. Stream Buffers

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

    removal of pollution from runoff). Advantages of this practice According the Franklin Soil and Water ... the trees and vegetation along the stream bank helps to anchor the soil, and filter pollutants. Native ... to do a little more you can begin by removing the existing sod/turf, till and amend the soil, and ...

  10. Chlorine

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1513

    risk and exposure over a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. MRDL ADVISORY- ACTION IS OPTIONAL ... level (MRDL).  MRDL's are non-enforceable goals based on the possible risk and exposure over ... WEBSITE RESOURCES USEPA- Water: Drinking Water Contaminants- Drinking Water Contaminants USEPA- Water: ...

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