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  1. The Wetlands

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

    Wetlands come in many shapes and sizes, but, generally, when we talk about wetlands we're talking about a very shallow pond or lake. So shallow, in fact, that much of the vegetation in the wetland emerges from the surface of the water. The water leve ...

  2. 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 "lakes"- lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Generally, a pond is a body of water no larger than about ten acres in size, whereas a lake can be several hundred or tho ...

  3. Middle Reaches

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

    Moving farther downstream, you can see that many of the smaller headwater streams have come together, forming a wider, slower moving creek. Over time, the creek has cut into the banks, forming a more permanent streambed. Notice that the terrain here is le ...

  4. 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 on ...

  5. For Well Owners

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

    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.  If you are visiting this site and have not had your wa ...

  6. 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 and Associated Water Quality Recommendations for Water Well Sampling Before Oil and Gas Drilling (pdf) Helpful Links National Ground Water Association http:/ ...

  7. For Media

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

    We have resources and expertise that can be used to help promote the Know Your Well Water website that are available here including a powerpoint, poster and the promotional post card. Well Interpretation Overview powerpoint Well Interpretation Overview po ...

  8. Well Water Interpretation Tool

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

    The Ohio State University in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Health and Ohio EPA have developed an online assessment tool that offers instant water quality interpretation for Ohio residents.  Please review  instructions  for this tool before enter ...

  9. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grants/Cooperative Agreements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/great-lakes-restoration-initiative-glri-grantscooperative-agreements

    Great Lakes News       EPA expects to soon issue a Request for Applications (RFA) to solicit applications from eligible entities for grants and/or cooperative agreements to be awarded pursuant to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) https://www.e ...

  10. Fostering and Facilitating Farmer Leadership in Watershed Management Projects

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/fostering-and-facilitating-farmer-leadership-watershed-management-projects

    The Mississippi and Atchafalaya River Basins (MARB) Watershed Leadership Network is working to enhance learning among farmer and non-farmer leaders engaged in watershed management across Hypoxia Task Force (HTF) member states in the Mississippi and Atchaf ...

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