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  1. Zinc

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1527

    GENERAL INFORMATION Zinc is an essential trace metal with very low toxicity in humans. Zinc can ... occur naturally in drinking water. Zinc contamination can result from corrosion of galvanized pipes by ... soft, acidic water. Zinc is used in fertilizers and may be found in landfill leachate or in industrial ...

  2. 2016 Ohio Watershed Academy

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/2016-ohio-watershed-academy

    leaders in Ohio to facilitate and participate effectively in collaborative watershed management ... initiatives. Increase your knowledge and skills in watershed management Credit hours available through the ... hands-on session that will take place at the 2016 Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference (September 8-9) in ...

  3. Mental Models

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models

    This webinar was offered in December of 2010, the second in the series "Research to Practice: ... Addressing Non-Point Source Pollution in Ohio". Robyn Wilson (OSU) explains how mental models research ... for education programs. Deborah Hersha (OSU) summarizes gaps in high-school students' ...

  4. Glyphosate (aka Roundup©)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1564

    a non-selective herbicide used on many food and non-food crops as well as non-crop areas such as roadsides. When ... broadleaf weeds and grasses in: hay/pasture, soybeans, field corn; ornamentals, lawns, turf, forest ... plantings, greenhouses, rights-of-way. The major source of glyphosate in drinking water is runoff from ...

  5. Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Lakes

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/short-and-long-term-strategies-address-harmful-algal-blooms-ohio-lakes

    blooms present a threat to human health and recreation in Ohio's lakes. After attending this webinar ... you will be aware of short and long-term strategies available to address nutrient concentrations in ... trials in the Grand Lake St. Mary's, including benefits and limitations of chemical treatment ...

  6. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    This webinar was offered in February of 2011 as part of the webinar series "Research to ... Practice: Addressing Non-Point Source Pollution in Ohio". Bill Lynch explains how land use practices ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

  7. Linking Sustainability and Watershed Planning

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/linking-sustainability-and-watershed-planning

    Do communities in your watershed have sustainability plans? Have you wondered what sustainability ... of sustainability planning and highlight sustainability planning efforts in Ohio and the City of ... Department of Transportation Questions? Feel free to post any questions about the topic in the Sustainability ...

  8. Natural Channel Designs for Drainage Ditches

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/natural-drainage-management

    natural stream functions and characteristics, can lower the amount of time it takes to manage property in ...

  9. Gas Drilling Impacts on Water Quality

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/gas-drilling-impacts-water-quality

    currently in use to extract methane gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale deposits. Concerns have been ... for the past four years. In this interview, Bryan provides an overview of these impacts and ... recommendations for landowners and water quality advocates in Ohio based on the Pennsylvania experience. Download ...

  10. The Clean Water Act, Wetlands & Stream Alteration: An Introduction

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/clean-water-act-wetlands-stream-alteration-introduction

    Presenter: Merritt Frey is River Network's Habitat Program Director, and is based in Salt ... development and other alteration activities affecting wetlands, streams or lakes in your area, you need to be ... influence the permitting process. Ms. Frey also briefly reviews the state's role in 404 permitting (401 ...

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