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Olentangy River near Confluence Fifth Avenue to Confluence

Water Quality


This section of the river runs upto 11 square miles and it covers around 78.1 of the river surface is impervious. The main cause of non-attainment is nutrient and pathogen loading and elevated stream discharge urban. The primary causes of this are run-off from the OSU golf course, the golf course dam, other run-off from urban areas.  A plan of action includes working with the OSU golf course to reduce pesticide use and reduce run-off into the stream.