ESC-016: TWON: Storing and Handling Pesticides to Protect Groundwater
handling pesticides to protect groundwater information sheet

210550, 15; 250550, 85;

Product Code: ESC-016

This is an electronic download.  If you store or use pesticides on your land and get your drinking water from a well, you need to follow basic practices to reduce the risk of pesticides contaminating your drinking water. This publication explains how pesticides entering a water supply can affect the health of people and animals, how to determine whether your well is at risk for contamination, and how to reduce the chances of accidentally releasing pesticides into the environment. Go to: SC-016 to order printed copies. 4 pp. By Kristine A. Uhlman, Diane E. Boellstorff, and Mark L. McFarland; TWON