Did you know that approximately 80% of the people in the watershed drink
Blanchard River water. One
of the major pollutants found
in the waterways is pathogens.
and related businesses are the basis of our local economy. The annual value of our local agri-business is estimated to be more than a billion dollars!
Water is an important part of many manufacturing processes. In addition to being a part of many finished products, water is used to heat, cool and clean in many factories.
Anyone who enjoys canoeing, fishing, hiking or swimming, be it along the Blanchard River or Lake Erie, should be concerned with water-quality.