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  1. Headwaters

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

    Here you will notice that we are at the highest point in the watershed where the water that falls ... on the land as precipitation begins its journey down the valley. Headwater streams are many, but they ... are also the smallest streams in the watershed- some only a few inches wide, the largest only a few ...

  2. Watershed Management

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

    As you can see from our short tour, a watershed is about much more than just a river or lake. To ... know a watershed you must become familiar with all the components of the system that contribute to the ... ecology of a water resource, from the headwaters to the receiving waters, and all the land in between. ...

  3. Middle Reaches

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

    both sides of the creek you will see flat areas of land where the creek occasionally overflows. This ... forms pools where fish often congregate. Between the pools are shallow stretches called riffles where ... Moving farther downstream, you can see that many of the smaller headwater streams have come ...

  4. New Survey Shows the Need for Investing in People for Clean Water

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/new-survey-shows-need-investing-people-clean-water

    the series in mid 2020 and I encourage you to check it out. It’s intended for watershed professionals ...

  5. The Wetlands

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

    areas of Ohio, particularly where livestock are raised, because of their potential to filter out ... of time, making it difficult to define exactly where a wetland begins, and where it ends. Wetlands ... are often likened to giant sponges, because the water that flows into a wetland is often stored for ...

  6. The Lake

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

    Often times, a stream or creek will flow into a lake. There are three major kinds of ... weren't removed from time to time through a costly process called dredging. Lakes are vulnerable to ... residents are coming together to encourage the adoption of best management practices to protect the ...

  7. Educators

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

    workshop.  The workshop addresses five core areas including: 1. Where to go for information and assistance;  ... If you would like to conduct a Know Your Well Water: Test, Understand, and Protect workshop, ... able to help you locate instructors for the workshop. Below is a sample power point slide set used in ...

  8. For Well Owners

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

    testing you need will depend on problems you are having or anything of local concern.  Information on ... If you are visiting this site and have not had your water tested, you should arrange to have your ... interpretation tool on this site can help you understand your test results.  You can also access information from ...

  9. Resources

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

    How Well Do You Know Your Water Well Ground Water in Ohio Fact Sheet Ground Water- Major Aquifers ...

  10. Well Water Interpretation Tool

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

    ://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/private-water-systems-program/water-quality-treatment/quality There you will find useful information all in one place on the parameters found in our tool including ... information on health effects, treatment, and additional resources.  If you scroll down you will see a table ... that can be expanded.  To use the table, scroll to the group the parameter you are interested occurs in ...

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