Chemical Runoff From Farmers
Effects of Nitrates
- If consumed by pregnant women it can cause blue baby syndrome in the baby
- can lead to skin irritation, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, blisters of the mouth, and liver damage.
- It can cause algae to bloom and in extreme cases can cause the fish to die
How does it get into our water
fall application of fertilizer leads to chemical runoff more than any other method.