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  1. Specific Conductivity

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1493

    GENERAL INFORMATION Specific conductance (also called specific conductivity or just conductivity) is a measure of the ability of water to conduct an electrical current. Specific conductance is an important water-quality measurement because it gives a good ...

  2. Total Coliform Bacteria (Counts)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1528

    GENERAL INFORMATION Coliforms are bacteria that are naturally present in the environment and are used as an indicator that other, potentially-harmful, bacteria may be present. WELLS:  Levels of coliform over four (4) colonies can indicate poor well constr ...

  3. Total Coliform Bacteria

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1529

    GENERAL INFORMATION Coliforms are bacteria that are naturally present in the environment and are used as an indicator that other, potentially-harmful, bacteria may be present. PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS- Please consult the Ohio EPA. PRIVATE WATER SYSTEMS w/ CON ...

  4. Fecal coliform

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1530

    GENERAL INFORMATION Fecal coliforms are bacteria that are associated with human or animal wastes. They usually live in human or animal intestinal tracts, and their presence in drinking water is a strong indication of recent sewage or animal waste contamin ...

  5. E. coli

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1531

    GENERAL INFORMATION One of hundreds of strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli, E. coli O157:H7 is an emerging cause of food-borne and water-borne illness. Most strains of E. coli are harmless and live in the intestines of healthy humans and animals and ...

  6. Giardia lamblia (protozoan)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1533

    GENERAL INFORMATION Giardia lamblia is a single-celled protozoan parasite that lives in the intestine of infected humans or animals. It is found on surfaces or in soil, food, or water that has been contaminated with the feces from infected humans or anima ...

  7. ROOM RENOVATION

    https://fabe.osu.edu/node/2053

    202 Tuesday, September 3, 2013 (All day) to Friday, September 6, 2013 (All day) ...

  8. Ag Safety

    https://fabe.osu.edu/node/2052

    245 Thursday, September 5, 2013- 11:30am to 4:00pm ...

  9. Cryptosporidium (protozoan)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1532

    GENERAL INFORMATION Cryptosporidium is a single-celled protozoan parasite commonly found in lakes and rivers, especially when the water is contaminated with sewage and animal waste. HEALTH EFFECTS Cryptosporidium can cause gastrointestinal illness (e.g., ...

  10. Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1490

    GENERAL INFORMATION Well water that effervesces may contain high levels of carbon dioxide in the form of carbonic acid. Carbonic acid is also a name sometimes given to solutions of carbon dioxide in water (carbonated water). Carbonic acid is a weak acid. ...

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