More pesticides getting into water

June 2007
Utility Week;6/8/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report from the Pesticides Forum which shows that the amount of pesticides found in water increased in 2005, despite lower sales of pesticides than in previous years. According to the report, eight per cent of pesticide samples in drinking water exceeded the maximum allowable concentration of pesticides set by the European Union Drinking Water Directive in 2005.


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