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Pesticides in the Water

By: Department of the Environment

106 pages, Tabs

The Stationery Office (TSO)

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #56182 | ISBN: 0117531936
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About this book

Report by the Working Party on the Incidence of Pesticides in Water (WPIPW), a body established in 1991 to review the arrangement for the collection, evaluation and dissemination of information from the monitoring of pesticides in water in the UK. This publication contains information on pesticides in drinking water, trends throughout the environment for pesticides in rivers and lakes, in groundwater and in estuarine and coastal waters.


Background; policy and legislation; pesticide usage surveys; the environmental fate and behaviour of pesticides; sampling and analysis; the monitoring of drinking water in the UK; monitoring of UK surface freshwaters; monitoring of UK groundwaters; monitoring of coastal and estuarine waters in the UK; other forms of monitoring; conclusions and recommendations.

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