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The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group is to launch an initiative to provide water companies with information enabling them to decide when not to abstract water from rivers this autumn. The aim is to reduce the risk of water containing the active being pumped out of rivers into reservoirs. Dinah Hillier of Thames Water explains that the metaldehyde issue came into particular focus in the wet year of 2012 when pumping water out of rivers ended up contaminating reservoirs. See also: Water company […]