Arsenic

Asked February 11, 2016, 3:29 PM EST

I want to grow a garden. I have arsenic in my water. Will my vegetables be edible?

Lane County Oregon arsenic ground water

1 Response

It depends upon the level of arsenic in the water. http://wellwater.oregonstate.edu/sites/wellwater.oregonstate.edu/files/arsenic_in_well_water.pdf is a great resource and explains at what levels it would be safe to use for gardening purposes.