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  1. Middle Reaches

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/middle-reaches

    the floodplain, returning some of the eroded soil from the headwaters area back onto the land. ... livestock have access to the stream, they may accelerate the natural erosion of the streambank, increasing ... minimizing property damage from streambank erosion and flooding. But alteration of the natural flow of the ...

  2. The Lake

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/lake

    Activities in the headwaters and middle reaches that cause soil erosion will accelerate the buildup of ... residents are coming together to encourage the adoption of best management practices to protect the ...

  3. Watershed Management

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/watershed-management

    attempts to improve water quality. This whole-system approach is called watershed management, and it ... developed a watershed management plan to address water resources problems specific to their location. ... the local water resource. Volunteers play a key role in many watershed management programs where they ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. For Media

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/media

    and Ground Water   Jeffrey Patzke, Manager, Water Quality Characterization and Protection Section ...

  6. Arsenic

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1507

    GENERAL INFORMATION Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and may enter the air, water, ... water. Most of the arsenic in water will ultimately end up in soil or sediment. HEALTH EFFECTS Drinking ... 2-7 ug/L Erosion of earth materials; Runoff from orchards; Runoff from glass and electronics ...

  7. Promoting Infiltration

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

    line to prevent soil erosion and increase the ground?s capacity to absorb water.  Many home lawns are ... as erosion, flooding, and logjams (woody vegetation which obstructs a stream channel).   Removing ... logjams and was a labor intensive aspect of streamside property management for the landowners we ...

  8. Sodium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1503

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sodium is widely distributed in soils, plants, water and foods. It is ... of rocks and soils. The concentrations of sodium in groundwater are dependent on the local geological ... is RECOMMENDED if total dissolved solids is also high. 15- 90 Erosion of earth materials, contribution from ...

  9. Fostering and Facilitating Farmer Leadership in Watershed Management Projects

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/fostering-and-facilitating-farmer-leadership-watershed-management-projects

    enhance learning among farmer and non-farmer leaders engaged in watershed management across Hypoxia Task ... recommendations to increase the effectiveness of farmer and farm advisor leadership in watershed management ...

  10. Paint Creek Watershed Project

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/paint-creek-watershed-project

    Creek Watershed Project began in 1994 as a local Soil and Water Conservation District initiative to ... reduce erosion in the watershed. Today, they have recieived over 2 million dollars and work with multiple ... together in the Paint Creek Watershed to improve the water quality and management through best management ...

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