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Ohio's Water Woes


Out of the 30 states which border a large body of water in the nation, Ohio ranks last in terms of beach water quality. We dive into what has caused the e.coli advisories on 28 of the state's beaches, and the high nitrate levels in Columbus' drinking water.


  • William Mitsch, Director, Everglades Wetland Research Park and founder of the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park (ORWRP) at OSU
  • Kristy Meyer, managing director of agricultural, health & clean water programs, Ohio Environmental Council
  • Jay Martin, ecological engineer in Ohio State’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, leader of  Field to Faucet program

This show originally aired on June 17, 2015 at 10 a.m.

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