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.

Upper Olentangy:
Begins in Sandusky Township → Delaware Reservoir → Olentangy River → Scioto River → Ohio River → Mississippi River → Gulf of Mexico
Map showing the Upper Olentangy Watershed flowing to the Gulf of Mexico

Soil Type in the Upper Olentangy Watershed

  • Fitchville-Luray-Bennington
  • Pewamo-Bennington
  • Rittman-Wadsworth
  • Bennington-Cardington
  • Wooster-Canfield

More information on these soil types

 

Impervious Areas

Total Impervious Areas Created in the Upper Olentangy Watershed*

127,831 sq. ft.

Residential Permits

(Homes, Pole Barns, Additions, etc.)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

36,596
sq. ft.

2004

Exemptions**

(Less than 2,000 square feet created)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

1,584
sq. ft.

2009

Commercial Permits

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

26,136
sq. ft.

2009

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

**Agriculture is included in permit exemptions

 

Impervious Areas Created in the Upper Olentangy Watershed by Year