Preventing Water Contamination and Pesticide Drift: A Checklist for Pesticide Applicators

Tim Stock and Steve Castagnoli
EM 8964 | Revised October 2019, Reviewed 2023


When applying pesticides it is important to avoid water contamination and pesticide drift as much as possible. This checklist can help. Three separate checklists (before, during and after) make it easier to remember things to do before, during and after an application to avoid contamination and drift.

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