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.

Clear Fork:
Begins in Richland and Morrow Counties → Clear Fork Reservoir → goes through Lexington, Bellville, Butler → joins Black Fork near Loudonville and becomes Mohican River → Walhonding River → Muskingum River → Ohio River → Mississippi River → Gulf of Mexico
Map showing the Clear Fork Watershed flowing to the Gulf of Mexico

Soil Type in the Clear Fork Watershed

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

More information on these soil types

 

Impervious Areas

Total Impervious Areas Created in the Clear Fork Watershed*

7,423,278 sq. ft.

Residential Permits

(Homes, Pole Barns, Additions, etc.)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

31,949
sq. ft.

2000

Most Area Created

711,001
sq. ft.

2003

Exemptions**

(Less than 2,000 square feet created)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

18,272
sq. ft.

2008

Most Area Created

54,807
sq. ft.

2015

Commercial Permits

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

2014

Most Area Created

770,890
sq. ft.

2015

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

**Agriculture is included in permit exemptions

 

Impervious Areas Created in the Clear Fork Watershed by Year