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  1. Electrochemical Disinfection in the Fresh-Cut Produce Industry

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/109

    Foodborne illnesses affect about one in six people around the world. Pasteurization, thermal sterilization, washing, irradiation, and antimicrobial agents can prevent foodborne disease outbreaks.   To view full text, click here. ...

  2. Drinking Water Regulations

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/108

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (1974) had the EPA develop national drinking standards. Laws developed are constantly being revised. Requirements for the treatment, monitoring, and reporting of public water systems are established. Primary laws are enforceabl ...

  3. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues Near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/107

    Water testing and steps to take are described in the event that gas and/or oils contamination is suspected. Landowners should avoid drinking water that may be contaminated.   To view full text, click here. ...

  4. Where to Have Your Water Tested

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/106

    A list of laboratories that are certified to test the private wells, organized by Ohio counties. To view full text, click here. ...

  5. Household Well Water Testing

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/105

    It is recommended that homes that are served by private wells be tested at least once a year. While testing can be expensive, it is the only way to ensure safe, clean water. At minimum, testing should include total coliform bacteria, nitrate, pH, and tota ...

  6. Cornfield's 'Cool' Block O Designed to Spur Conversations on Precision Ag Potential

    https://fsr.osu.edu/media/news/cornfields-cool-block-o-designed-spur-conversations-precision-ag-potential

    at fsr.osu.edu/about/online-ticket-purchase-information. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Children 5 and ...

  7. Reuse of Reclaimed Wastewater- Disinfection to Protect Public Health

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/104

    Reuse of treated wastewater through irrigation is a great alternative to traditional methods. This option recycles nutrients and reduces the demand of clean water for irrigation. Any synthetic chemical or biological process is better carried out through s ...

  8. Sand and Media Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment for Ohio Communities

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/101

                Due to strict regulations regarding dumping wastewater in streams, a cheap and effective option to treat wastewater is needed. A well-established option is using sand bioreactors, also known as sand filters. Advances in recent years has made t ...

  9. Mound Systems: Pressure Distribution of Wastewater

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/100

    An alternative to traditional sand bioreactor systems is mound systems. Sand fill is used above ground to pretreat the wastewater before it flows through the natural soil of the land. A pump placed in the dosing tank is used to distribute the wastewater e ...

  10. Suitability of Ohio Soils for Treating Wastewater

    https://setll.osu.edu/node/97

    Soil has an ability to purify wastewater so that the treated water is suitable to be reintroduced into the environment. In order to remove pollutants, the soil must at least be unsaturated, deep, and permeable to air and water. The National Cooperative So ...

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