First two paragraphs: Several countries and states have recognized the warning signs of studies showing elevated levels of nitrate in public and private drinking water wells and are taking steps to halt further contamination. While farming practices are not the only source of contamination, most of the state nitrate management programs and strategies focus on agriculture. Some rely on voluntary efforts by farmers to alter their fertilizer handling and application practices. Others use tougher, mandatory means.
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DateJune 18, 2013
AuthorJacques Franco, Casey Walsh-Cady