Ohio Water Science Center
6480 Doubletree Ave.
Columbus, OH 43229-1111
Agency/Department: Dept. of Interior
Background/History of the Laboratory:
Water-resource activities of the Ohio Water Science Center
are conducted Statewide from two offices by a highly
trained staff that consists of more than 60 hydrologists, geologists, engineers, biologists, physical
hydrologic technicians, and a variety of support personnel. Activities include maintenance and analysis
term quantitative and qualitative data for streams, reservoirs, and ground water; and shorter-term interpretative
investigations of specific water-resource issues, such as: ground-water contamination, availability,
protection; pathogen and fecal-indicator contamination and transport in surface water and ground water;
analysis of floods and flood potential; and ground-water supply and movement.