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Wetland Conservation

Through NRCS assistance, wetlands can be created, enhanced, or restored. Wetlands are essential components of healthy watersheds because they encourag…


Potential for Saturated Buffers in Northwest Ohio to Remediate Nutrients from Agricultural Runoff

In this study, a saturated buffer ~500 m in length located in the western basin of the Lake Erie watershed was evaluated for its potential to reduce e…


Grand Lake St Marys Wetlands Update 2020

GLSM wetlands have been monitored for nutrients and sediment weekly since 2017 in an effort to improve our understanding of their importance for both…


Grand Lake St Marys Wetlands Update 2019

Wetlands are essential components of healthy watersheds because they improve water quality by sequestering nutrients and reducing runoff rates, provid…


State of Ohio Water Well Sealing Regulations

Current regulations for private and public water supplies and the quantity and quality at which they should be sealed. …


Regulations and Technical Guidance for Sealing Unused Water Wells and Boreholes

Abandoned wells can be found almost anywhere and can be well marked or can just be an empty hole, causing a dangerous trap for anyone that may be expl…


Properly Sealing Unused Wells

Properly sealing a well has become more important in avoiding contamination in a variety of ways. While this is not an important factor in water usage…


Selecting and Sizing a Two-Stage Channel System in an Agriculture Landscape

Drainage construction has been developed to work with the natural flow of a ditch system. By identifying the problem and working through the data coll…


Economics of Implementing Two-Stage Channels

Two-stage channels are an alternative design for the open channel system. The two-stage channel design is a more sustainable approach to surface drain…


Two-Stage Ditch Case Study: Cessna Creek – Warmbroad Ditch

Warmbroad ditch is a small, headwater tributary to Cessna Creek and Blanchard River. The channel was modified to increase storage capacity and reduce …


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