Welcome to Richland Soil & Water
Property owners are faced with many decisions regarding land management, and we can help you meet your goals. We offer assistance with:
- drainage and erosion concerns
- pond creation and maintenance
- forestry management
- agricultural programs
We also provide Aerial-GPS maps of individual properties.
If you are moving soil you need to consult with us about getting a stormwater permit so that you are in compliance with the Stormwater Management and Sediment Control Regulations for Richland County.
Let’s work together to keep Richland County green and clean!
Topsoil is the most productive soil layer.
It has varying amounts of organic matter (living and dead organisms), minerals, and nutrients.
Richland County has a total area of 318,080 acres.
That's 497 square miles!
The Continental Divide goes through Richland County.
It separates the runoff that goes to Lake Erie from runoff that goes to the Ohio River.
Richland County has 18 Townships.
It also has 3 cities (Mansfield, Ontario & Shelby) and 6 villages.
Everyone lives in a Watershed.
If you're in Richland County, the water from your watershed travels to either Lake Erie or the Ohio River.