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  1. New USDA Program Available in Ohio Hopes to Address Farm Transition Issue

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/thu-07152010-1543/new-usda-program-available-ohio-hopes-address-farm-transition-issue

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  2. Trichloroethylene (TCE)

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

    GENERAL INFORMATION Trichloroethylene, a volatile organic chemical, is a colorless or blue liquid with a chloroform-like odor. Trichloroethylene is primarily used to remove grease from fabricated metal parts and in the production of some textiles. The maj ...

  3. 1,2-Dichloroethane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1582

    GENERAL INFORMATION 1,2-Dichloroethane is a colorless, oily, organic liquid with a sweet, chloroform-like odor. The greatest use of 1,2-dichloroethane is in making chemicals involved in plastics, rubber and synthetic textile fibers. Other uses include: as ...

  4. p-Dichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1581

    GENERAL INFORMATION para-Dichlorobenzene is an organic solid of white crystals with a mothball-like odor. p-Dichlorobenzene is used mainly as an insecticidal fumigant against clothes moths and as a deodorant for garbage and restrooms. It is also used as a ...

  5. o-Dichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1580

    GENERAL INFORMATION ortho-Dichlorobenzene is a colorless organic liquid with a pleasant, aromatic odor. The greatest use of o-dichlorobenzene is as a chemical intermediate for making agricultural chemicals, primarily herbicides. Other present and past use ...

  6. Chlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1579

    GENERAL INFORMATION Chlorobenzene is a colorless organic liquid with a faint, almond-like odor. Chlorobenzene is used in the manufacture of other organic chemicals, dyestuffs and insecticides. It is also used a solvent for adhesives, drugs, rubber, paints ...

  7. Carbon tetrachloride

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1578

    GENERAL INFORMATION Carbon tetrachloride is a clear heavy organic liquid with a sweet aromatic odor similar to chloroform. Most carbon tetrachloride is used to make chlorofluorocarbon propellants and refrigerants, though this has been declining steadily. ...

  8. Total organic carbon (TOC)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1540

    GENERAL INFORMATION Total organic carbon (TOC) is used as a measure of water quality. TOC in source water comes from decaying natural organic matter (NOM) as well as synthetic sources.  Humic acids, fulvic acids and urea are examples of NOM.  Detergents, ...

  9. Phosphorous

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1538

    GENERAL INFORMATION Phosphorus is commonly found in soil, rocks and plants.  Phosphorus is an important fertilizer, but is also present in human and animal wastes, in sludges and in detergents. Phosphorus is relatively immobile in soil and will not reach ...

  10. Ammonia

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1534

    GENERAL INFORMATION Ammonia is rarely found in unpolluted surface water, but is common at low levels in well water.  Water contaminated with sewage, animal wastes or fertilizer runoff may contain elevated levels of ammonia.  Ammonia is very soluble in wat ...

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