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  1. 1,1-Dichloroethylene (aka 1,1-DCE; 1,1-Dichloroethene; Vinylidene dichloride)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1583

    food packaging and coating resins such as the saran types. The major source of 1,1-dichloroethylene in ... odor. Virtually all 1,1-dichloroethylene is used in making adhesives, synthetic fibers, refrigerants, ... containing 1,1-dichloroethylene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could ...

  2. Antimony

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

    to low levels of it every day, primarily in food, drinking water, and air. It may be found in in the ... GENERAL INFORMATION Antimony is found naturally in the environment. The general public is exposed ... incinerators. High levels of antimony can be found in the air, water and soil in polluted areas. HEALTH EFFECTS ...

  3. Heptachlor epoxide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1566

    extensively in aquatic life. It is taken up into the food chain into animals and milk. HEALTH EFFECTS Some ... GENERAL INFORMATION Heptachlor epoxide is formed when heptachlor breaks down in the environment. ... Most uses of heptachlor to kill termites in homes and insects on far crops was canceled in 1978. The ...

  4. Aluminum

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1505

    GENERAL INFORMATION Virtually all food, water, air, and soil contain some aluminum. Since aluminum ... is so common and widespread in the environment, exposure cannot be avoided. Drinking water is not ... dust can have lung problems. Some people with kidney disease store a lot of aluminum in their bodies ...

  5. Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1555

    of packaging materials and tubings used in the production of foods and beverages are ... di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in drinking water is discharge from rubber and chemical factories. HEALTH EFFECTS Some ... people who drink water containing di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate well in excess of the maximum contaminant ...

  6. Rivers Unlimited

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/rivers-unlimited

    We're the oldest in the nation, founded in 1972, at a time when rivers were covetously regarded by dam ... quality of life. The waters of the United States are held in public trust by our governments. The ...

  7. Potassium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1502

    are exposed to it primarily through food. The most common source of potassium in drinking water are ... GENERAL INFORMATION Potassium is a natural and essential element in plants and animals, and humans ... significantly increase the levels of potassium in drinking water, even at water hardness levels considered to be ...

  8. Webinar- North Central Region Water Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/webinar-north-central-region-water-network

    Please join us for the next webinar in our   speed networking series  for university and Extension ... professionals interested in water issues in the North Central Region.  The Current webinar series is designed to ... connect you to water-related outreach in the region without taking up too much space on your crowded ...

  9. E. coli

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1531

    is an emerging cause of food-borne and water-borne illness. Most strains of E. coli are harmless and ... live in the intestines of healthy humans and animals and consequently, provide an excellent fecal ... coli levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Human and ...

  10. 2016 River Summit in Dayton

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/2016-river-summit-dayton

    The River Summit is a regional endeavor to link cities, farmland, communities, and individuals, to develop a regional strategy which leverages our most unique asset, the Great Miami and Mad Rivers. Recognizing the need to bring communities together around ...

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