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What does OHW stand for?

OHW stands for Ordinary High Water

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Fill material will be discharged below the ordinary high water line of wetlands; .
Dick Upton, the Willamette bridge project manager for the state transportation department, said those will be used to form the decking of the work bridges and containment deck, which will be at least 10 feet above the ordinary high water line.
95 Hardcover KFF446 Based on a wealth of court cases and government documents, Warner, an analyst at the Bureau of Surveying and Mapping, Division of State Lands, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, describes in detail the cases and controversies that have arisen in Florida concerning the rights and location of the legal boundary between water and land called the ordinary high water line (OHWL).
When adjacent wetlands are present, Section 404 jurisdiction extends beyond the ordinary high water mark to the upper limit of the wetland area as determined by the presence of the three wetland parameter--hydrophytic vegetation, hydric soil, and hydrology.
That means the upper Rogue is public property - the river itself, as well as the banks up to the ordinary high water line.
Army Corps of Engineers and the Oregon Division of State Lands require permits for any removal of material below the river's ordinary high water mark, he said.