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Lake Ocheda survey seeks input

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A new online survey has been developed to collect public input on Lake Ocheda, from rating satisfaction of the lake’s quality to use of the lake and how people wish to see it improved.
The survey, at, was deve…continue reading on

Dam-age control: Lake Bella spillway undergoes emergency repairs

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The discovery of significant damage inside the Lake Bella dam’s spillway in early May may have averted a catastrophic draining of the man-made lake.
Worthington Public Utilities employees found a section of the concrete spillway’…continue reading on

Drainage issue unresolved

July 9, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Landowner hires attorney; says watershed rules don’t applyWORTHINGTON The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District may find itself in a legal battle over what it considers to be a violation of watershed rules in Sections 8 and 9 of Indian Lake Township. Continue Reading

A vote for cleaner water

September 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

OOWD to increase levy; identifies projects
WORTHINGTON With nearly a dozen potential projects identified to help protect Worthington’s water resources, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District voted unanimously to increase its annual levy Tuesday. Continue Reading