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Treatment Options for Water Supplies Contaminated with DBCP and other Pesticides
Author: Joseph M. Wong
Date: 6/190
Reprinted from Public Works, June 1990

Contamination of water supplies by pesticides (or herbicides) is a significant public health problem because of the widespread application of pesticides in large-scale agriculture and in forest areas. Contamination can occur through drainage from the surrounding terrain, precipitation from the atmosphere, accidental spills, and leaching into groundwater through fumigated soil.

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