Water is a crucial resource and efficiency matters to every producer. Taking care of water supplies means protecting quantity, quality and the water source. That means finding ways, like drip irrigation, to make every drop count, and implementing measures like buffer zones to stop inputs from entering waterways.

Read about how McDonald's producers are working to save and improve water quality

John Power

John Power

Beef Producer, Ireland

  • Several waterways running through the farm have been fenced off to protect the banks from being damaged by cattle
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Fatima Farm

Fatima Farm

Lettuce Grower, Spain

  • The introduction of sub-surface drip irrigation has substantially reduced water loss from the field by evaporation and therefore reduced use
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Christophe Guerton

Christophe Guerton

Cereals Grower, France

  • All application equipment (pesticides and fertilizers) is professionally calibrated and serviced to ensure accurate product use and reduce the potential for pollution associated with incorrect application.
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DexTerra Farm

DexTerra Farm

Potato Grower, Germany

  • The farm plants 20-meter maize/corn buffer strips along all waterways on the farm, reducing the possibility of any chemicals or fertilizers inadvertently entering these watercourses
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