These data include sites where sampling and monitoring of aquatic life was conducted, and sites where aquatic life beneficial uses were assessed. The monitoring may include fish and/or invertebrate sampling. For more information see the 2020 Integrated Report Section G on aquatic life use assessment and monitoring.
Acknowledgement of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Surface Waters as a data source would be appreciated in products developed from these data, and such acknowledgement as is standard for citation purposes. Users of this data should be aware that inconsistencies and inaccuracies may exist if these data are compared to data from other time periods due to changes in methods of data collection and mapping.