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 pesticide 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.