WHY SHOULD i BE CONCERNED?
The same chemicals that are useful in controlling garden and household pests can also contaminate our water, causing expensive and long term hazards to beneficial plants and animals and to humans. Protect your family and your acreage by using, storing or disposing of pesticides properly!
PESTICIDE STORAGE PRACTICES
Pesticides that are stored safely pose little danger to water quality.
Click on the spill clean up tab for information on reporting requirements, and on best practices to to store and use pesticides safely.
TAKE ACTION TO STORE PESTICIDES SAFELY
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tIPS for BUILDING A NEW PESTICIDE STORAGE FACILITY OR MODIFYING AN EXISTING ONE >>+
When building a new facility or modifying an existing one, always:
tips for LOCATING YOUR
PESTICIDE STORAGE FACILITY >>+
Ask yourself these questions when locating your storage facility:
SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR A
PESTICIDE STORAGE FACILITY>>+
Follow this safety check list for the storage facility:
TIPS FOR PESTICIDE SAFETY
WITHIN THE STORAGE FACILITY >>+
Use this checklist to make sure the pesticides in your storage facility are as safe as possible: