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Table 3. The National Pesticide Loss Database

Acres (1,000) Where the Potential Runoff Concentration at the Edge of the Field Exceeds a Multiple of One or More Water Quality Thresholds for Humans

 
NRCS Region/State Acres Treated Multiples of the Safe Thresholds
> 1 > 2 > 3 > 5 > 7 > 10 > 15 > 20 > 25
Connecticut 55.6 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 43.9 9.1
Delaware 278.8 130.3 69.6 63.8 51.6 48.2 30.2 29.2 29.2 29.2
Maine 106 84 84 84 84 84 84 78.3 26.5 12
Maryland 778.2 500.3 213.9 165.8 125.2 99.9 80.5 51.4 47.3 47.3
Massachusetts 36.9 32.9 32.7 32.7 32.7 32.7 32.7 32 29.2 6.1
New Hampshire 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13 4.1
New Jersey 225.6 110.3 53.6 36.3 21.1 21.1 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8
New York 1136.6 1037.8 1021.1 1021.1 1009.8 1007.7 997.8 990.6 986.5 949.8
Pennsylvania 1628.8 1304 676.7 481.3 457.2 454.8 451.2 368.2 342.5 339.3
Rhode Island 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 0.3
Vermont 92.1 92.1 92.1 92.1 92.1 92.1 91.1 91.1 81 30.3
West Virginia 104.4 82.6 80 71.5 17.4 4.7 3.4 1.2 1.1 1.1
East Region Total 4459.6 3438.8 2388.2 2113.1 1954.3 1908.4 1854.9 1726 1622.8 1449.4
Illinois 13885.9 13077.4 11709.1 11431.4 10780.2 10698.1 9023.1 7644.6 7450.5 4532.5
Indiana 7325.9 6624.9 6565.5 6515 6506 6484.7 5309.7 2883.5 2613.9 1751.6
Iowa 13178.2 13151.6 12450.7 9809 8850.6 8804.2 8650.2 8596.8 8052.4 7459.4
Michigan 3394.5 3114.2 3037.5 2993.8 2989.9 2988.9 2987.2 2498 2403.3 1663.2
Minnesota 8068.3 5409.6 4009.6 3245.6 2971 2939.8 2877.6 2671.4 2623.1 2501.3
Missouri 5186.2 4691.4 4207.3 3807.8 2447.2 2010.1 1710.5 1433.9 1265 1128.7
Ohio 4670.8 3794.9 3753.2 3582.2 3116.1 3094.6 3061.9 2039.8 1158.4 1119.6
Wisconsin 2349.9 2278.9 2275.9 2268.3 2263.3 2253.8 2224.1 1915.2 1733.4 1612.1
Midwest Region Total 58059.7 52142.9 48008.8 43653.1 39924.3 39274.2 35844.3 29683.2 27300 21768.4
Colorado 1865 448 392.6 376.6 291.8 226.5 184.1 70 62.5 41.1
Kansas 7277.9 4630 4389.9 3277 2649.2 2087.9 1701.2 1459.5 1293.6 1009.9
Montana 3904.6 562.7 486.6 322.1 181.1 139.8 102.2 74.1 50.2 31.6
Nebraska 9066.1 8019.3 6894.9 5845.7 5202.5 4154.2 3455.1 2729.7 2572.9 2340.6
North Dakota 8533.2 3038.9 1289.2 741.8 563 451.7 351.4 237.7 227.9 143.2
South Dakota 5632.7 2880.4 2557.3 1600.7 1331.6 1291.1 1174.1 1118.4 1096.7 1094.4
Wyoming 328.6 57.4 54.4 50.2 45.7 44.4 35 16.7 15.5 14.1
Northern Plains Total 36608.1 19636.7 16064.9 12214.1 10264.9 8395.6 7003.1 5706.1 5319.3 4674.9
Arkansas 4306.9 4007.7 3736.3 3423.7 2675 2087.1 1686.1 1457.4 1305.8 1239
Louisiana 2138.8 2015.2 1962.8 1875.5 1649.3 1511.5 1427.8 1261 1117.4 978
Oklahoma 2447.5 702.6 637.8 577.7 488.1 393.1 318.9 244.9 213.2 165.8
Texas 10520.1 8036.2 7079 6086.1 5163.4 4311.3 3746.8 2273 1684.7 1082.7
South Central Total 19413.3 14761.7 13415.9 11963 9975.8 8303 7179.6 5236.3 4321.1 3465.5
Alabama 1477.6 1252.9 1091.9 858.6 771 705.5 564.7 298 208.7 124.4
Florida 359.2 241 168.7 143.4 137.3 125.5 97.7 79.5 69 16.9
Georgia 2380.5 1962.4 1377.4 1071.5 995.2 933.4 790.1 559 438.2 388.8
Kentucky 2113.2 1792.5 1705.6 1581.8 1467.5 1315.7 917.1 370.3 328.3 235.1
Mississippi 3135.7 2594.8 2476.9 2377.2 2132.4 1953.6 1778.4 1615.8 1511.1 1346.2
North Carolina 3032.8 1621.7 1406.8 1286 1033.8 790.3 442.5 145.2 101.3 87.7
South Carolina 1487.9 708.3 584.3 552.9 506.9 478.8 457.1 240.3 199.1 116.2
Tennessee 2194.1 1855.3 1810.3 1702.3 1581.6 1387.9 951.1 822.1 768.6 655.8
Virginia 908.5 612.3 411.4 344.5 210.4 172.4 89.1 64.8 43.1 32.4
Southeast Region Total 17089.5 12641.2 11033.3 9918.2 8836.1 7863.1 6087.8 4195 3667.4 3003.5
Arizona 356.8 133.7 46.2 38.3 28.6 26.8 25 20.7 18.5 11.8
California 1995.4 1006.3 735.3 342.8 162.8 101.1 88.6 72.3 56.4 40.4
Idaho 1953.1 425.5 172.4 158 106.9 69 62.7 54.2 26.2 19.4
Nevada 3.2 1.4 0.2 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 335.4 88.3 72.4 62.1 57.7 51.8 43.5 34.8 30.6 29.7
Oregon 615.1 190.4 93.3 73.1 54.3 41.6 29.8 3.4 1.9 1.1
Utah 213.4 41.3 39.4 38.5 35.5 26.2 21.5 14.4 1.5 0.7
Washington 1212.5 327.4 172.3 133.1 83.7 42.6 24.9 13.1 13 6.9
West Region Total 6684.9 2214.3 1331.5 846 529.5 359.1 296 212.9 148.1 110
 
US TOTAL 142315.1 104835.6 92242.6 80707.5 71484.9 66103.4 58265.7 46759.5 42378.7 34471.7

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