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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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) ...

  3. Professional Horticulture

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/horticulture/professional-horticulture

    garden centers.) There are 642 Green Industry companies based in Hamilton County, with an average number ... evaluation program witht the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and the Cincinnati Flower Growers ... Landscape Systems for Managing Storm Water 2nd Edition Rain Garden Guidelines for Southwest Ohio Handbook ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Bringing Nature to Urban Cincinnati: 4-H Style

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/bringing-nature-urban-cincinnati-4-h-style

    Horton  wanted to expand agricultural education for students living in urban areas for a very long time. ... lessons can urban students be taught that will make them understand exactly what agriculture is? This is ... agriculture and environmental sciences for all students at Rothenberg Preparatory Academy and Pleasant Hill ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. HAMILTON COUNTY IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER TRAINING CLASS

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/hamilton-county-now-accepting-applications-2017-master-gardener-volunteer-training-class

    OSU Extension, Hamilton County is now accepting applications for their 2017 Master Gardener ... Volunteer Training Class.  The Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture ... to interested gardeners who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and ...

  10. 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) ...

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