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  1. Protect Public Health

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/protect-public-health

    Safe Water, Safe Fish, Safe Food When changes in water quality arise, it makes sense to ask, ... "Is it safe to drink? Swim? Fish? Water my plants?" But since harmful algal blooms (HABs) are so ... the information they need to manage water systems intelligently for ongoing use, crisis prevention and ...

  2. Ohio Nutrient Management Mobile Applications

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/nutrient-management-mobile-apps

    operators a means to efficiently evaluate field level soil test data and compare to the Tri-State Fertilizer ... apps are all designed to help farmers address fertilizer management to improve profitability and water ...

  3. Guidance for powdered activated carbon use to remove cyanotoxins

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/activated-carbon-remove-cyanotoxins

    Smarter charcoal use: guidance for water treatment plants during algal bloom season Principal ... University and the University of Toledo aims to provide guidance on how water treatment plants can most ... effectively remove harmful algal toxins from drinking water. Harmful algal blooms can produce a family of ...

  4. Ohio Board of Regents Projects

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects

    of Health. Projects Smarter charcoal use: guidance for water treatment plants during algal bloom ... guidance on how water treatment plants can most effectively remove harmful algal toxins from drinking ... water. Lead: John Lenhart, Ohio State University. Read more... Mapping the social landscape for stronger ...

  5. Jay Martin to Lead Field to Faucet

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/jay-martin-lead-field-faucet

    a water quality program launched by The Ohio State University to ensure safe drinking water while ... Toledo’s water supply for two days in August 2014. Microcystin is a toxin made by some algae. It is also ... the first project area under the university's new Global Water Initiative, for which Martin is ...

  6. Ohio State Improving Water Quality, One Farm at a Time

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-improving-water-quality-one-farm-time

    part of the college’s efforts to continue to improve Ohio water quality. Taught by Ohio State ... fertilizers, especially phosphorus, out of Ohio’s waters, said Greg LaBarge, an OSU Extension field specialist ... of the work Ohio State is doing to continue to improve water quality. The new law requires farmers ...

  7. Reduce Nutrient Runoff

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/reduce-nutrient-runoff

    measure nutrients in the field and in immediate tributary waters; ways to harvest excess nutrients before ... they leach into water; and ways that communities can figure out the most beneficial combination of ... will quickly scan for multiple algal toxins in water, food A new sensor under development at The Ohio ...

  8. Development Of BioFET Sensors For Real Time Monitoring Of Cyanotoxins

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/handheld-sensors-monitoring-cyanotoxins

    New field sensors will quickly scan for multiple algal toxins in water, food Principal ... University will detect harmful substances in water or food much more quickly than current methods. When water ... the water. But in the case of harmful algal blooms, current methods for getting those answers are ...

  9. Experts: Smaller Algal Bloom Predicted For Western Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/experts-smaller-algal-bloom-predicted-western-lake-erie

    the amount agreed to in the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the U.S. and Canada. ... said. “These pathways show that it is possible to maintain agriculture productivity and improve water ... sure that we have solutions that support food production and water quality.” To that end, Martin is ...

  10. Home

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    Ensuring safe drinking water while keeping farms productive and profitable Ohio State researchers ... and their partners seek to improve lake water quality and support healthy ecosystems so that people ... can drink the water, the lake can sustain recreation and fishing, and the ecosystem can endure short- ...

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