Fiscal Year 1987 Program Report

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dc.contributor Ohio State University. Water Resources Center
dc.creator Stiefel, Robert C. 2009-03-06T12:42:27Z 2009-03-06T12:42:27Z 1988-08
dc.description The activities on which this report is based were financed in part by the Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey, through the Ohio Water Resources Center. en
dc.description Report No. G-1442-01 en
dc.description Title from facsimile cover page en
dc.description.abstract Water is one of Ohio's most important natural resources, and the State has an adequate supply to meet its immediate needs. Most of Ohio's water problems are associated with water quality. Of primary concern are the sediments, nutrients, and acids in the surface waters from urban, agricultural and mining areas, and the toxic and hazardous waters that threaten the ground and surface waters. The focus of the 1987 State Water Research Program was directed at some of these needs. One project explored the design criteria for an innovative two-stage fluidized bed bioreactor in which the three major process of cell immobilization, biodegradation, and biofilm control were combined in a single unit. This wastewater treatment process is felt to be a substantial evolution in the operational technology of bioreactor design and the successful completion of this project could result in the development of an innovative, reliable and considerably less costly wastewater treatment system. Another project's research was a cooperative effort with OEPA, ODNR, and the Nature Conservancy in examining and assessing the potential institutional and legal constraints that might hinder the development of programs for the management of non-point sources of pollution. Two projects explored the fate and transport of agricultural chemicals as they moved through soils toward the groundwater table. One studied the effects that subsurface agricultural drains have on the movement of pesticides to groundwaters. The other explored the potential impacts that interactions and reactions between herbicides and existing humic materials have on the fate and transport of the herbicides in the groundwater. Training was provided for ten students enrolled in five disciplines in at three universities in Ohio. en
dc.description.tableofcontents Abstract -- Water Problems and Issues of Ohio -- Program Goals and Priorities -- Research Project Synopses -- Information Transfer Activities -- Cooperative Arrangements -- Training Accomplishments en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Ohio State University. Water Resources Center en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Report (Ohio State University. Water Resources Center) ; no. G-1442-01 en
dc.subject.lcsh Ohio State University. Water Resources Center en
dc.subject.lcsh Water quality management -- Ohio en
dc.subject.lcsh Groundwater -- Ohio en
dc.subject.lcsh Water resources development -- Ohio en
dc.title Fiscal Year 1987 Program Report en
dc.type Book en