Approved by the Maine Board of Pesticides Control for 1 hour of continuing education.
By actively participating in this class, the student should:
- Understand the water system, the use and regulations of pesticides and the process of pesticides entering surface and ground water.
- Discuss the factors that influence a pesticidesâ€™ potential to contaminate water through indirect and direct contamination.
- Understand that the course alone is not sufficient to become successful and competent in preventing water contamination.
Understand the health effects of common water contaminants.
- Acknowledge the importance of preventing water sources from pesticide contamination.Check Maine Board of Pesticides Control for current ME requirements at www.maine.gov/agriculture/pesticides/