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Presenter: Merritt Frey is River Network's Habitat Program Director, and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Merritt brings fifteen years of Clean Water Act experience on the federal and state levels to her position, with a focus on water quality standards, 401 water quality certification, pollution control permits, habitat restoration, drinking source water protection, and Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs).
The presentation on this page is from December 6, 2011. It was a repeat of a presentation from October 19, 2011.
On July 7, 2011, Joe Bonnell (OSU Extension) interviewed Gail Hesse (Ohio EPA and Ohio Water Resources Council) about a new report released by OEPA: Harmful Algal Bloom Response Strategy. Gail explains how the report came about and provides an overview of the report, including agency plans for monitoring, standards for algal toxins for public beaches and drinking water, and requirements for public notification. You can download the interview here.
Nutrient runoff from agricultural watersheds presents a challenge for watershed managers as well as farmers. In this webinar you will learn how the risk of phosphorus moving into water is assesed in Ohio. The strengths, limitations and plans for validation/revison of Ohio P management tools.