Ohio State University Extension Bulletin

Pesticides and Groundwater Contamination

Bulletin 820


Pesticide use and management by farmers, applicators, private and public businesses, institutions, manufacturers, distributors, and the general public provide many possible sources and opportunities for pesticide contamination. This bulletin discusses pesticide adsorption, transfer, degradation, ground water contamination, and measures to prevent the pesticide problems listed.

This bulletin can be purchased at Ohio State University Extension's eStore at http://estore.osu-extension.org/. Search for Product Code 820.


All educational programs conducted by Ohio State University Extension are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability or Vietnam-era veteran status.

Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Ag. Adm. and Director, OSU Extension.

TDD No. 800-589-8292 (Ohio only) or 614-292-6181



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