Protecting Drinking Water from Pecticides

Protecting Drinking Water from Pecticides

Responsible handling and use of pesticides by you can prevent accidental contamination of drinking water supplies.

It is essential to take great care when storing, handling or using any pesticide as even a trace amount going down a drain or entering a watercourse can end up in drinking water.

For more information the Environmental Protection Agency have several information leaflets on protection of drinking water supplies from pesticides which are made available below.

More information on Water Pollution Control

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