ERIC Number: ED224722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Water, Ohio's Remarkable Resource.
Groves, Carrie J.
Information on water and water resources in Ohio is presented in seven sections. Water from Ohio streams, water storage, lakes in Ohio, and ground water are discussed in the first section ("Water, A Part of the Earth"). A brief discussion on the ecosystem is provided in the second section ("Water and Life"). Topics discussed in the third section ("Water in Use") include: agriculture, irrigation and rainfall, home use, water for cities, electricity, water for industry, transportation by water, and recreation and wildlife. Activities of governmental agencies responsible for water management are outlined in the fourth section ("Water and Government"). These agencies include Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Geological Survey, and others. Water problems are discussed in the fifth section. These problems include water shortage/abundance, pollution, floods, agricultural drainage, urban drainage, and sedimentation. Comments on water management and a short list of vocabulary words related to water (with definitions) are provided in the sixth and seventh sections respectively. Text material is supplemented by photographs, drawings, and several easy to read graphs. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Natural Resources, Columbus.
Note: Subtitle: Principal Streams in Ohio.