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  1. 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 usually a significant source of aluminum exposure. HEALTH ...

  2. Total Suspended Solids

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1495

    mg/L ppm Field parameter ACTION IS OPTIONAL There is no enforceable health-based standard for Total Suspended Solids. Particles suspended by turbulent flow WEBSITE RESOURCES Ohio Department of Health- Private Water Systems Program- Water Quality ...

  3. Turbidity

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1496

    NTU Field parameter HEALTH ADVISORY- ACTION IS OPTIONAL Turbidity has no health effects. However, turbidity can interfere with disinfection and provide a medium for microbial growth. Turbidity may indicate the presence of disease-causing organisms. These ...

  4. Sulfate

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1504

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sulfate is a substance that occurs naturally in drinking water. HEALTH EFFECTS People unaccustomed to drinking water with elevated levels of sulfate can experience diarrhea and dehydration. Infants are often more sensitive to sulfate t ...

  5. Hardness as CaCO3

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1500

    GENERAL INFORMATION Hardness does not pose a health risk to humans. In fact, calcium and magnesium in your drinking water can help ensure you get the average daily requirements for these minerals in your diet. Hard water classifications: soft 0- 17.1 part ...

  6. Potassium

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

    GENERAL INFORMATION Potassium is a natural and essential element in plants and animals, and humans are exposed to it primarily through food. The most common source of potassium in drinking water are water softeners using potassium chloride. The use of a w ...

  7. Memorial Day

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/events/memorial-day

    Memorial Day Holiday, offices closed. ...

  8. Specific Conductivity

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

    GENERAL INFORMATION Specific conductance (also called specific conductivity or just conductivity) is a measure of the ability of water to conduct an electrical current. Specific conductance is an important water-quality measurement because it gives a good ...

  9. Total Coliform Bacteria (Counts)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1528

    GENERAL INFORMATION Coliforms are bacteria that are naturally present in the environment and are used as an indicator that other, potentially-harmful, bacteria may be present. WELLS:  Levels of coliform over four (4) colonies can indicate poor well constr ...

  10. Total Coliform Bacteria

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1529

    GENERAL INFORMATION Coliforms are bacteria that are naturally present in the environment and are used as an indicator that other, potentially-harmful, bacteria may be present. PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS- Please consult the Ohio EPA. PRIVATE WATER SYSTEMS w/ CON ...

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