Prevention of Chemical Water Pollution – Keeping our Water Safe

clean waterMany people enjoy planting vegetation, herbs, and other types of plants and greenery when the warmer seasons permit. In addition, people with lawns and a good bit of land must perform lawn care in order to keep their lawns looking nice. Unfortunately, and as any lawn care service provider and casual gardener can attest, with planting and lawn care come issues that must be dealt with. Pests, insects, fungus, and weeds are some of the many problems that persist when trying to plant a nice garden or take care of your lawn. Lawn control care products do exists that help fight off these myriad issues, however, many of these chemical lawn care products have issues of their own. Pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides are all poisons designed to destroy pests, weeds, and fungus. The problem resides when the poisons find themselves permeating into waterways and leach into ground water systems, which consequently leads to serious water pollution and very damaging effects for both human health and the health of the environment. Some pesticides are so hazardous that a handful are have been identified as carcinogenic, while others can cause reproductive defects and even damage vital organs. Even many fertilizers that are used to feed agricultural productivity are considered detrimental because they add excess nitrates and phosphates to both the soil and water. Just in the last few decades alone, findings of nitrogen and phosphorus in soil stemming from both sewage and excess fertilizer, which poisons both soil and water, has almost quadrupled.

How do we keep our water safe? First, identify preventive measures. Some preventive measures include using eco friendly, green alternative chemical lawn care products that minimize and altogether eliminate harmful poisons found in these products. Ecolink can provide people with comprehensive information regarding eco friendly, green alternative chemical lawn care products, along with how to make a seamless transition to these products. In addition, there is far too much waste when using these chemical lawn care products. Both lawn care service providers and even casual gardeners purchase far too much chemical lawn care products that end up being wasted, dumped, and thrown out, or even used to excess, which consequently leads to more water pollution. At least, as it pertains to lawn care service providers, there are chemical leasing options that directly reduce chemical waste. A leasing agreement allows the lawn care service provider to receive only the necessary amount of chemical lawn care products, as long as that service provider buys the product only from the seller. This is a wonderful way to prevent chemical water pollution.

If you require more information on leasing chemical lawn care products and where to find eco friendly, green alternative chemical lawn care products, consulting with Ecolink will definitely get you on the right track.