The annotated bibliography is a review of the literature that falls within the interest of the land drainage and water treatment projects of the Engineering Section. Its scope embraces the following subjects: (1) Water solubility taste and odor, and volatility of specific compounds. (2) The occurrence, adsorption, and persistence of residues in soils. (3) The occurrence and persistence of residues in ground water and surface water. (4) Physical, chemical, and biochemical processes that lead to dissipation or degradation of residues. (5) The treatment of manufacturing plant wastes. (6) Detection and determination of pesticide residues in water.