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  1. Bill Mitsch Presentation at Audubon Center

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/bill-mitsch-presentation-audubon-center

    person wetland speaking event the evening of Tuesday, July 13 th at 7pm.  Sign up here! Please post or ... forward to any interested groups! Schedule for the evening: 6:30 Check In 7:00 Introductions and Welcome: ... (Or any with economic need): Free Feel free to contact me with any questions- we hope to see you ...

  2. Beach Monitoring Practices Webinar

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/beach-monitoring-practices-webinar

    It's summer and that means it's beach season. When it comes to recreational lakes and ...

  3. 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

    and stories to help tap the true human potential for achieving clean water in the Midwest. We launched ... the series in mid 2020 and I encourage you to check it out. It’s intended for watershed professionals ... and watershed leaders to provide insights that will help them succeed with their watershed projects. ...

  4. Watershed Management

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

    are called on to gather critical data about local water resources. The most successful programs ... 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 ...

  5. For Well Owners

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

    If you are visiting this site and have not had your water tested, you should arrange to have your ... There are a number of materials here that may be helpful for understanding how to test, understand ... and protect your well water. Test The first step in caring for your well water is to have it tested.  ...

  6. The Lake

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

    A reservoir is a human-made lake, which may have been built for flood prevention or as a storage basin to ... water flowing out, but the water tends to move very slowly once it enters the lake. Because of the ... higher retention time of water in a lake, sediments and many contaminants in the water tend to settle to ...

  7. The Wetlands

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

    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 ... recharging groundwater aquifers. Artificial wetlands like the one to the right are being constructed in some ...

  8. Headwaters

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

    Headwater streams may form from surface runoff, melting snow, or groundwater that seeps out to the surface ... happens to and on the land surrounding the headwaters affects the quality of the rivers and lakes hundreds ... of miles away! Now, on to the Middle Reaches! ...

  9. Middle Reaches

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

    become specially adapted to the swift currents and gravel bottoms of the riffles. Human activities here ... livestock have access to the stream, they may accelerate the natural erosion of the streambank, increasing ... stream channel has been straightened and widened, allowing the stream to flow unimpeded, thereby ...

  10. Resources

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

    and Associated Water Quality Recommendations for Water Well Sampling Before Oil and Gas Drilling (pdf ...

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