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 Vermillion:
Starts in the northeastern corner of Richland County → Lake Erie at Vermillion
Map showing the Upper Vermillion Watershed flowing to Lake Erie

Soil Type in the Upper Vermillion Watershed

  • Shoals-Chili-Wheeling
  • Fitchville-Luray-Bennington
  • Pewamo-Bennington
  • Bennington-Cardington
  • Cardington-Alexandria

More information on these soil types

 

Impervious Areas

Total Impervious Areas Created in the Upper Vermillion Watershed*

409,302 sq. ft.

Residential Permits

(Homes, Pole Barns, Additions, etc.)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

44,538
sq. ft.

2002

Exemptions**

(Less than 2,000 square feet created)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

110,328
sq. ft.

2014

Commercial Permits

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

99,840
sq. ft.

2008

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

**Agriculture is included in permit exemptions

 

Impervious Areas Created in the Upper Vermillion Watershed by Year