WAC 16-232-077

Restrictions on applications of pesticides in Walla Walla County due to weather conditions.

Use restricted herbicides shall not be applied throughout the year in the entire area under order when there is a temperature inversion present or weather conditions are such that damage could result to adjacent and nearby towns, susceptible crops, and plantings through physical drift or volatilization: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides shall be exempt from the inversion requirements when using one hundred gallons or greater of water carrier per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-232-077, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-232-077, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-232-077, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00.]