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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. 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 ...

  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. 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. 8 ways a city’s vacant lots can be good for the environment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/8-ways-city%E2%80%99s-vacant-lots-can-be-good-environment

    training Master Gardener volunteers on issues related to urban farming. To contact the scientist: Mary ... plants and increased ecosystem services,” she said, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset for ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. Teaming up with farmers to protect Ohio’s water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/teaming-farmers-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    Work continues on a project to revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index. The index is a planning tool ... Resources. Phosphorus is an agricultural pollutant often implicated in reduced water quality in Ohio. It is ... farmers.”—Elizabeth Dayton Has backing from farm groups and USDA A $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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