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Title: Pesticides in the aquatic environment 1996
Author: Pesticides Section of the National Centre for Ecotoxicology and Hazardous Substances (EHS)
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This is the fourth in a series of reports on the monitoring of pesticides in the aquatic environment by the Environment Agency and one of its predecessor bodies, the National Rivers Authority (NRA, 1995; Environment Agency, 1996 and 1997). It assesses and analyses the 1996 surface water and groundwater monitoring data for pesticides. For.the purposes of this report pesticides include agricultural and non-agricultural pesticides, sheep dip, moth-proofing agents, antifoulants and wood preservatives. The data are compared against two criteria; the Environmental Quality Standard (EQS) where available, and the 0.1 micro grams/litre pesticide standard in the EC Drinking Water Directive. This report deals only with environmental waters, not drinking waters.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Wallingford
Subject Keywords: Aquatic environmentPesticidesMonitoringAnnual reports
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 40
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1687
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