Pesticides put one in four drinking water protected areas ‘at risk’

The number of drinking water protected areas in England at risk of failing WFD targets due to pesticides has increased, and metaldehyde is proving to be a major problem

by Rachel Salvidge
The pesticide metaldehyde has been described by the EA as a 'major concern' (photograph: ginasanders/123RF)
The pesticide metaldehyde has been described by the EA as a 'major concern' (photograph: ginasanders/123RF)

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