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Arsenic occurrence in groundwater

Smedley, P.L., and Kinniburgh, D.G., 2002, A review of the source, behaviour, and distribution of arsenic in natural waters: Applied Geochemistry, v. 17, p. 517–568.

Ryker, S.J., 2003, Arsenic in ground water used for drinking water in the United States, in Welch, A.H., and Stollenwerk, K.G.,eds., Arsenic in ground water—Occurrence and geochemistry: Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers, chap. 6, p. 165–178.

Welch, A.H., Westjohn, D.B., Helsel, D.R., and Wanty, R.B., 2000, Arsenic in ground water of the United States: Occurrence and geochemistry: Ground Water, v. 38, no. 4, p. 589-604.

Welch, Alan, Ryker, Sarah, Helsel, Dennis, and Hamilton, Pixie, 2001, Arsenic in ground water of the United States: An overview: Water Well Journal, February 2001, p. 30-33. Available at http://www.wellowner2.org/2009/images/pdfs/arsenicarticle.pdf

Health effects of arsenic in drinking water

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 2007, ToxFAQs—Arsenic, CAS#7440-38-2: Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine ToxFAQs, 2 p. Available at http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts2.pdf

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 2007, Public Health Statement—Arsenic CAS#7440-38-2, Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine,10 p. Available at http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/tp2-c1-b.pdf

Ohio Department of Health, 2009, Arsenic – Answers to frequently asked questions: Bureau of Environmental Health, 2 p. Available at http://www.odh.ohio.gov/~/media/ODH/ASSETS/Files/eh/HAS/arsenic.ashx

Reynolds, K.A., 2010, Evolving risk assessment of arsenic contamination in Groundwater: Water Conditioning & Purification, December 2010, p. 31-32. Available at www.wcponline.com/pdf/December%20On%20Tap.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2007, Arsenic in your drinking water—Just the facts for consumers: Office of Ground Water & Drinking Water, EPA 816–F–07–002, 2 p.  Available at http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/arsenic/pdfs/fs_arsenic_justthefactsforconsumers.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2010a, Basic Information about arsenic in drinking water. Available at http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/basicinformation/arsenic.cfm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2010b, Basic information about the arsenic rule. Available at http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/arsenic/Basic-Information.cfm

Arsenic in public-supply wells of Ohio

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency [n.d.], Arsenic in Ohio’s ground water ambient ground water monitoring wells: Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, Ground Water Quality Characterization Program, accessed April 26, 2012, at http://www.epa.ohio.gov/ddagw/gwqcp_as_ambient.aspx

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency [n.d.], Arsenic in Ohio’s ground water public water system wells: Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, Ground Water Quality Characterization Program, accessed May 25, 2011, at http://www.epa.ohio.gov/ddagw/gwqcp_as_pws.aspx

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, 2000, 2000 305(B) Report, Ohio’s ground water quality: Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, p. 33–37.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, 2002, 2002 305(B) Report, Ohio’s ground water quality: Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, p. 67–75.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, 2006, Arsenic fact sheet for public water system customers: Accessed April 26, 2012, at
http://www.epa.state.oh.us/portals/28/documents/pws/ArsenicFactsheet.pdf

Slattery, M., Kenah, C., Slattery, L., and Musser, K., 2000, Occurrence and release of groundwater arsenic in public water supply wells in Ohio [abs.], in 45th Annual Midwest Ground Water Conference, Columbus, Ohio: p. 63.

Arsenic in household wells of Ohio

Breen, K.J. and Dumouchelle, D.H., 1991, Geohydrology and quality of water in aquifers in Lucas, Sandusky, and Wood Counties, Northwestern Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91–4024, 234 p.

Dumouchelle, D.H., 1999, Selected ground-water quality data of the Lockport Dolomite in Darke, Miami, Montgomery, and Preble Counties, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 98–655, 13 p.

Matisoff, Gerald; Khourey, C.J.; Hall, J.F.; Varnes, A.W.; and Strain, W.H., 1982, The nature and source of arsenic in northeastern Ohio ground water: Ground Water, v. 20, no. 4., p. 446–456.

Miami Conservancy District, 2011, A study of arsenic levels in private wells in the Great Miami River Basin, accessed May 20, 2011 at http://www.miamiconservancy.org/water/documents/ArsenicLevelsintheGMRWatershedstudy110324final.pdf

Petty, Rebecca, 2000a, Treatment of arsenic in private ground water supplies, Jackson County, Ohio [abs], in Water Management of Ohio Fall Conference, Columbus, Ohio, November 13–14, 2000.

Petty, Rebecca, 2000b, Investigation of arsenic in private water systems in Jackson, Vinton, and Perry Counties, Ohio [abs.], in 45th Annual Midwest Ground Water Conference, Columbus, Ohio: p. 64.

Shindel, H.L., Mangus, J.P., and Frum, S.R., 2000, Water resources data, Ohio, water year 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Data Report OH–99–2.

Thomas, M.A., 2010, Arsenic in aquifers in parts of southwestern Ohio [abs.], in 55th Annual Midwest Groundwater Conference, Columbus, Ohio: p. 40.

Thomas, M.A., Diehl, S.F., Pletsch, B.A., Schumann, T.L., Pavey, R.R., and Swinford, E.M., 2008, Relation between solid-phase and dissolved arsenic in the ground-water system underlying northern Preble County, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5205, 56 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5205/

Thomas, M.A., 2007, The association of arsenic with redox conditions, depth, and ground-water age in the glacial aquifer system of the Northern United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5036, 26 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5036/

Thomas, M.A., Schumann, T.L., and Pletsch, B.A., 2005, Arsenic in ground water in selected parts of southwestern Ohio, 2002–03: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005–5138, 30 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2005/5138/

Thomas, M.A., 2003, Arsenic in midwestern glacial deposits—Occurrence and relation to selected hydrogeological and geochemical factors: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03–4228, 36 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/wri/wri034228/

U.S. Geological Survey, 2009, Water resources data for the United States, water year 2009. Available at http://wdr.water.usgs.gov/wy2009/search.jsp

Testing well water

Mancl, K. and Sengupta, S., 2010, Where to have your water tested: The Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet AEX-315-10. Available at http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/pdf/0315.pdf

Ohio Department of Health, 2011, Recommendations for drinking water well sampling before oil and gas drilling. Available at http://www.odh.ohio.gov/~/media/ODH/ASSETS/Files/lhd/waterwellsamplingfactsheet-12-13-11final.ashx

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, 2012, Chemical laboratories certified to perform chemical analyses on public drinking water. Available at http://www.epa.ohio.gov/portals/28/documents/labcert/chemlabs.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2005, Home water testing: Office of Water, EPA 816–F–05–013, 2 p. Available at http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/upload/2005_09_14_faq_fs_homewatertesting.pdf

Arsenic speciation in Ohio groundwater

Chen, A.S.C., Lipps, J.P., Stowe, R.J., Yates, B.J., Lal, V., and Wang, L., 2011, Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water by Adsorptive Media—U.S. EPA Demonstration Project at LEADS Head Start Building in Buckeye Lake, OH, Final Performance Evaluation Report: EPA/600/R–11/002, 99 p. Available at http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r11002.html

Sorg, T.J. and Chen, A.S.C., 2012, Using a solid oxidizing media to enhance arsenic (As[III]) removal at a very small system: Newsletter of the American Water Works Association – Ohio Section, Spring, 2012, p. 38-43. Available at http://www.ohiowater.org/oawwa/oawwa/newsletter/2012/2012%20Spring%20Newsletter.pdf

Thomas, M.A., Diehl, S.F., Pletsch, B.A., Schumann, T.L., Pavey, R.R., and Swinford, E.M., 2008, Relation between solid-phase and dissolved arsenic in the ground-water system underlying northern Preble County, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5205, 56 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5205/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2007, Arsenic removal from drinking water by adsorptive media—USEPA Demonstration Project at Springfield, OH: EPA/600/S-07/072, 8 p. Available at http://nepis.epa.gov/Adobe/PDF/P1000VUD.pdf

Treating water to remove arsenic from household wells

National Ground Water Association, 2009, Reducing problematic concentrations of arsenic in residential well systems: Westerville Ohio, National Ground Water Association Press, 13 p.

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 2012, Arsenic in New Hampshire well water: Environmental Fact Sheet WD-DWGB-3-2, 4 p.

Pratson, E., Vengosh, A., Dwyer, G., Pratson, L., and Klein, E., 2009, The effectiveness of arsenic remediation from groundwater in a private home: Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation, v. 30, no. 1, Winter, 2010, p. 85–91.

Spayd, S., 2007, Arsenic water treatment for residential wells in New Jersey: New Jersey Geological Survey Information Circular, 2 p.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2007, Arsenic and your distribution system: EPA 816–F–07–005, April 2007, 4 p.

Treating water to remove arsenic from public-supply wells

Chen, A.S.C., Lipps, J.P., Stowe, R.J., Yates, B.J., Lal, V., and Wang, L., 2011, Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water by Adsorptive Media—U.S. EPA Demonstration Project at LEADS Head Start Building in Buckeye Lake, OH, Final Performance Evaluation Report: EPA/600/R–11/002, 99 p. Available at http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r11002.html

Ground Water Protection Council, 2005, The arsenic issue—Cost effective alternatives for the small community: Ground Water Protection Council. Available at http://www.gwpc.org/

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, [n.d.], Guidelines for arsenic removal treatment for small public drinking water systems: Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, 106 p. Available at http://www.epa.ohio.gov/portals/28/documents/engineering/ArsenicManual.pdf

Sorg, T.J. and Chen, A.S.C., 2012, Using a solid oxidizing media to enhance arsenic (As[III]) removal at a very small system: Newsletter of the American Water Works Association – Ohio Section, Spring, 2012, p. 38-43. Available at http://www.ohiowater.org/oawwa/oawwa/newsletter/2012/2012%20Spring%20Newsletter.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2007, Arsenic removal from drinking water by adsorptive media—USEPA Demonstration Project at Springfield, OH: EPA/600/S–07/072, 8 p. Available at http://nepis.epa.gov/Adobe/PDF/P1000VUD.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2005, Treatment Technologies for Arsenic Removal: National Risk Management Research Laboratory, EPA/600/S-05/006, 11 p.

Other

Groundwater Foundation, 2007, Test your well, a manual for safe water tomorrow through pollution prevention today: Groundwater Foundation, 80 p.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources [n.d.], Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ground Water Mapping & Technical Services, Statewide Aquifer Mapping Project (SAMP), 1997 to 2000, accessed May 25, 2011, at http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/water/samp/default/tabid/4218/Default.aspx

Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey, 2004, Shaded bedrock topography map of Ohio (digital coverage): BG–3, version 1.1.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources [n.d.], Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ground Water Mapping & Technical Services, Statewide Aquifer Mapping Project (SAMP), 1997-2000, accessed May 25, 2011, at http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/water/samp/default/tabid/4218/Default.aspx.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ground Water Mapping & Technical Services
Ohio Water Well Record Database at http://www.ohiodnr.com/water/maptechs/wellogs/appNEW

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ground Water Mapping & Technical Services
Ground Water Resources Maps at http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/water/Home/gwrmaps/default/tabid/3629/Default.aspx

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ground Water Mapping & Technical Services
Water Table (Potentiometric Surface) maps at http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/water/Home/gwpsurface/default/tabid/3623/Default.aspx

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources, Earth resources Information Network (ERIN) at http://ohioerin.com