Water Contamination by Pesticides.


Number of Hours: 1

Course Offered Until: 07/01/2023

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 pesticides’ 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/