Chemigation Equipment for Protecting Water Quality

by Thomas H. Williams, Univ of Delaware, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: National Water Conference

Abstract: Concerns for protecting groundwater quality have brought forth some strict EPA regulations on equipment required for injecting pesticides into irrigation systems. These chemigation equipment requirements are reviewed along with problems in implementation and reliability. Some alternatives are given that could have a big impact on small acreage irrigators.

Subject Headings: Equipment and machinery | Water pollution | Groundwater quality | Pesticides | Irrigation systems | Environmental Protection Agency

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