Richland Soil and Water

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Watersheds of Richland County, Ohio

All Watersheds

Note: Impervious surface permit icons, land use icons, and livestock icons do not necessarily indicate exact locations. They are approximate locations on the same land parcel.

Black Fork:
Begins near Mansfield/Ontario → goes through Shelby → Charles Mill Lake → joins Rocky Fork River east of Lucas below Charles Mill Lake
Map showing the Black Fork Watershed

Soil Type in the Black Fork Watershed

  • Shoals-Chili-Wheeling
  • Belmore-Haney
  • Fitchville-Luray-Bennington
  • Pewamo-Bennington
  • Rittman-Wadsworth
  • Bennington-Cardington
  • Lordstown-Loudonville
  • Wooster-Canfield
  • Cardington-Alexandria

More information on these soil types

 

Impervious Areas

Total Impervious Areas Created in the Black Fork Watershed*

5,397,415 sq. ft.

Residential Permits

(Homes, Pole Barns, Additions, etc.)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

7,672
sq. ft.

2000

Most Area Created

378,025
sq. ft.

2004

Exemptions**

(Less than 2,000 square feet created)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

18,728
sq. ft.

2008

Most Area Created

176,436
sq. ft.

2013

Commercial Permits

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

2013

Most Area Created

1,066,118
sq. ft.

2004

*This figure does not include impervious areas from prior to 2000

**Agriculture is included in permit exemptions

 

Impervious Areas Created in the Black Fork Watershed by Year