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  1. Radon

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1545

    radioactive breakdown of uranium in the ground. You can be exposed to radon through air and water. Radon is ... also found in small amounts in outdoor air. Most of the radon in indoor air comes from soil underneath ... water and goes into the air. Some radon also stays in the water. Radon is not a concern in water that ...

  2. Antimony

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1506

    incinerators. High levels of antimony can be found in the air, water and soil in polluted areas. HEALTH EFFECTS ... to low levels of it every day, primarily in food, drinking water, and air. It may be found in in the ... air near industries that process or release it, such as smelters, coal-fired plants, and refuse ...

  3. Captina Creek

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/captina-creek

    http://www.belmontswcd.org 05030106 110 Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) houses the Captina Creek ... and future landowners in the wise use of Belmont County's soil and water resources. 05030106 ...

  4. Beryllium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1509

    soil does not dissolve in water and remains bound to soil. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water ... GENERAL INFORMATION Beryllium naturally enters surface water and ground water through the ... weathering of rocks and soils or from industrial wastewater discharges. The major source of environmental ...

  5. Backyard Conservation

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/backyard-conservation

    farmers and ranchers use aim to protect the quality of air, soil, water, plants, and wildlife in the area. ... Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District, Eugene, Oregon Resources Riparian Corridor Birds in Ohio ... water use. In addition to providing tips and highlights on the different practices, the handbook also ...

  6. Air Quality Workshops to Tackle Challenge of Ag Air Emissions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/air-quality-workshops-tackle-challenge-ag-air-emissions-0

    Resources Conservation Service, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Soil and Water Conservation District ... and Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Districts. The event is an opportunity for researchers, ... December 28, 2006 REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio-- A series of air quality workshops will be held in January ...

  7. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    and the positive benefits to soil, water and air quality, he said. Cover crops Islam recommends ... crop” for its numerous soil and water benefits. “Oilseed radish can penetrate the soil more than 30 ... inches deep, which uplifts the soil and allows water drainage to be improved,” Islam said. “Plus we found ...

  8. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/hamilton-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district

    County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for ... the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil ... and water with a focus on assisting landowners in planning and applying conservation practices on the ...

  9. Toxaphene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1576

    to soils and the sediments of water bodies, it may gradually evaporate to the air where it is slowly ... Major sources of toxaphene in drinking water are runoff/leaching from a banned insecticide that was used ... on cotton and cattle. It is very persistent, remaining in soil for up to 14 years. It is not expected ...

  10. Chlordane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1552

    Chlordane may persist for long periods of time in air, soil and water. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink ... water containing chlordane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could ... ADVISORY- ACTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Chlordane levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the ...

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