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  1. 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1591

    use of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene is primarily as a dye carriet. It is also used to make herbicides and ... treatment for termite control. The major source of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene in drinking water is discharge ... 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience changes in ...

  2. Xylenes

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1598

    contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience damage to their nervous system. 10.00 ppm mg/L ppm VOC ... are used to make phthalate plasticizers, polyester fiber, film and fabricated items. The major sources ... MCL MCL ADVISORY- ACTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Xylene levels were detected in your water sample to ...

  3. Rivers Unlimited

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/rivers-unlimited

    www.riversunlimited.org Rivers Unlimited is an Ohio statewide organization created to protect and restore rivers. ... livelihoods depend on them. Our mission is to restore, maintain and improve Ohio's rivers and streams, ...

  4. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1535

    GENERAL INFORMATION Chemical oxygen demand (COD) is an indicator test commonly used to indirectly ... IS OPTIONAL Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the ... typical range in Ohio. There is no health-based standard for chemical oxygen demand. 11- 16 The organic ...

  5. Endrin

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1561

    ornamentals, and other crops. It has also been used for grasshoppers in non-cropland and to control voles and ... water containing endrin well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could ... levels were detected in your water sample to exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). ACTION IS ...

  6. Strontium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1525

    and oil. Naturally occurring strontium is not radioactive and is either referred to as stable ... Exposure to low levels of stable strontium has not been shown to affect adult health, but may harm ... children. Exposure to high levels of stable strontium can result in impaired bone growth in children. ...

  7. Sulfate

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

    People unaccustomed to drinking water with elevated levels of sulfate can experience diarrhea and ... dehydration. Infants are often more sensitive to sulfate than adults. As a precaution, water with a sulfate ... adults become accustomed to high sulfate levels after a few days. AESTHETIC EFFECTS If sulfate in water ...

  8. Hexachlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1567

    hexachlorobenzene in the United States. It was used as a fungicide and to make fireworks and ammunition. Although it ... very slowly and still persists in the environment. Small particles stick to soil and remain in ... maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience liver or kidney problems; reproductive ...

  9. p-Dichlorobenzene

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

    a deodorant for garbage and restrooms. It is also used as an insecticide and fungicide on crops, and in the ... drink water containing p-dichlorobenzene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many ... years could experience anemia; damage to their liver, kidneys or spleen; or changes in their blood. ...

  10. Cadmium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1512

    treatment method(s) have proven to be effective for removing cadmium to below 0.005 mg/L or 5 ppb: ... severely irritates the stomach, leading to vomiting and diarrhea. Long-term exposure to lower levels of ... cadmium in water leads to a buildup of cadmium in the kidneys and possible kidney disease. Other long-term ...

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