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  1. Nickel

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1523

    stainless steel and alloy products. It generally gets into water from mining and refining operations. HEALTH ... GENERAL INFORMATION Nickel is a very abundant natural element and is often used in electroplating, ... EFFECTS Exposure of the general population from sources, such as foods and drinking water, are almost ...

  2. Manganese

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1521

    GENERAL INFORMATION Manganese is naturally occurring in many surface and ground water sources and ... in soils that may erode into these waters. However, human activities are also responsible for much of ...

  3. Atrazine

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1549

    GENERAL INFORMATION Atrazine is a white, crystalline solid organic compound. Atrazine is a widely ...

  4. Alachlor

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1548

    GENERAL INFORMATION Alachlor is an odorless white solid. Alachlor is used as an herbicide for ...

  5. Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1608

    GENERAL INFORMATION Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) is a colorless, flammable gas.   H 2 S gas is also ... Heat forces the hydrogen sulfide gas into the air.  Most people can detect hydrogen sulfide in water by ... into the air bubbles. The “used” air is then vented outside the home. Aeration is also beneficial in ...

  6. Zinc

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1527

    GENERAL INFORMATION Zinc is an essential trace metal with very low toxicity in humans. Zinc can ... wastes. HEALTH EFFECTS Harmful effects generally begin at levels 10-15 times higher than the amount needed ...

  7. Promoting Infiltration

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/promoting-infiltration

    areas, the water will have a chance to soak naturally into the ground. This will allow the water that ... runs off your roof to have a chance to soak into the ground and not simply run off (Source: Arkansas ... rain, storms, your garden hose, etc. to soak into the ground instead of running into nearby streams, ...

  8. Ethylene dibromide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1563

    GENERAL INFORMATION Ethylene bromide, also known as EDB, and 1,2-Dibromoethane, is a colorless, ... When soil and climatic conditions are favorable, EDB may get into drinking water by runoff into surface ... water or by leaching into ground water. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing ethylene ...

  9. Septic Maintenance and Upgrades

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/septic-maintenance-and-upgrades

    that pollution and disease-causing bacteria and viruses will leak into the environment and into ...

  10. Heptachlor epoxide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1566

    GENERAL INFORMATION Heptachlor epoxide is formed when heptachlor breaks down in the environment. ... extensively in aquatic life. It is taken up into the food chain into animals and milk. HEALTH EFFECTS Some ...

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