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  1. Ottawa River Kleanup Association (ORKA)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/ottawa-river-kleanup-association-orka

    for the purpose of returning the Ottawa River waterways to an environmentally sound condition.  By ... apply for federal, state and local grants in an effort to have the adequate resources available to reach ... our goal.  We also host numerous fund raising events each year in an effort to add to our resources.   ...

  2. p-Dichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1581

    GENERAL INFORMATION para-Dichlorobenzene is an organic solid of white crystals with ... a mothball-like odor. p-Dichlorobenzene is used mainly as an insecticidal fumigant against clothes moths and as ... a deodorant for garbage and restrooms. It is also used as an insecticide and fungicide on crops, and in the ...

  3. Black River Remedial Action Plan

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/black-river-remedial-action-plan

    the only AOC in Ohio that enconpasses an entire watershed. Improvements have been noted in the ...

  4. Specific Conductivity

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1493

    is a measure of the ability of water to conduct an electrical current. Specific conductance is an ... drinking water may have an unpleasant taste or odor or may even cause gastrointestinal distress. AESTHETIC ...

  5. Copper

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1516

    Copper is an essential nutrient, but some people who drink water containing copper in excess of the ... a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. ACTION IS OPTIONAL Copper levels were detected in your water ... non-enforceable goals based on the possible risk and exposure over a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. ...

  6. Chlorine

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1513

    risk and exposure over a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. MRDL ADVISORY- ACTION IS OPTIONAL ... a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. Water additive used to control microbes TREATMENT OPTIONS ... so by leaving chlorinated water in an open container will allow chlorine to evaporate after a while. ...

  7. Phosphorous

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1538

    GENERAL INFORMATION Phosphorus is commonly found in soil, rocks and plants.  Phosphorus is an ... cause algae to grow faster than ecosystems can handle creating an algal bloom. Phosphorous is also used ...

  8. Dinoseb

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1557

    GENERAL INFORMATION Dinoseb is an organic solid-- yellowish crystals with a pungent odor. Its ... seedling lucerne and peas. Dinoseb is also used as a corn enhancer and an insecticide and miticide. The ...

  9. Toluene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1596

    GENERAL INFORMATION Toluene is an organic liquid with a sweet, benzene-like odor. The largest ...

  10. Alpha emitters

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1542

    stable, emit an alpha particle (a helium nucleus). These alpha particles are relatively large and can be ... have an increased risk of getting cancer. 15.00 pCi/L pCi/L Radionuclide MCL MCL ADVISORY- ACTION IS ...

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