Ground Water Pollution By Agriculture and Pesticides

Ground Water Pollution By Agriculture and Pesticides

Ground Water Pollution By Agriculture and Pesticides

Ground Water Pollution By Agriculture and Pesticides

Introduction

  • —Pollution can be defined as the change of physical, chemical and biological properties of water, restricting or preventing its use in the various applications.
  • Water is polluted artificially by human activities or naturally due to salt water intrusion and others without human intervention. In the new reclaimed lands, agricultural and industrial activities may create different sources of pollution.

Agricultural impacts on water quality

  • —Tillage/ploughing
  • —Fertilizing
  • Manure spreading
  • —Pesticides
  • Irrigation

How Pesticides Get Into Groundwater

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