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.

Sandusky:
Begins on western side of Richland County → Bucyrus → Lake Erie at Sandusky Bay
Map showing the Upper Sandusky Watershed flowing to Lake Erie

Soil Type in the Sandusky Watershed

  • Shoals-Chili-Wheeling
  • Belmore-Haney
  • Fitchville-Luray-Bennington
  • Pewamo-Bennington
  • Rittman-Wadsworth
  • Bennington-Cardington
  • Cardington-Alexandria

More information on these soil types

 

Impervious Areas

Total Impervious Areas Created in the Sandusky Watershed*

679,322 sq. ft.

Residential Permits

(Homes, Pole Barns, Additions, etc.)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

52,385
sq. ft.

2002

Exemptions**

(Less than 2,000 square feet created)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

4,000
sq. ft.

2013

Commercial Permits

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

173,369
sq. ft.

2001

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

**Agriculture is included in permit exemptions

 

Impervious Areas Created in the Sandusky Watershed by Year