CHITTARANJAN RAY. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085. 2003. Hardback, 191 pp. $68.00. ISBN 1-892769-29-8.

In the United States, about 40% of drinking water is drawn from domestic wells. As more and more compounds are being detected in the wells, the occurrence of pesticides in drinking water remains a public concern. In this book, the author provides a comprehensive summary of the distribution of pesticides in domestic wells surveyed in the past 10 to 20 years at state, regional, and national scales. Presentation of the survey information for selected geographical and political regions occupies...

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