Does your water come from a well, spring, or cistern?
Do you want to learn more about the quality of your water and how to care for your water system?
How does it work?
- Pick up a sample kit from your local County Extension office and get instructions on how to collect your household water sample.
- Collect a sample from your tap at home and complete a short questionnaire.
- Drop off sample at your local County Extension office.
- About 4 weeks later, receive your confidential test results, an explanation of what the numbers mean, and information about how to handle any problems that are present. For more information, visit: http://www.wellwater.bse.vt.edu/clinics.php
What does the water test include? Limited kits available ● sign up today!!!
|Iron||Manganese||Sulfate||Hardness||pH||Total Dissolved Solids||Fluoride|
|Sodium||Copper||Nitrate||Arsenic||Lead||E. coli bacteria||Coliform bacteria|
How much does it cost?
Scholarships are available from a partnership with SERCAP through the Eastern Shore Water Quality
Improvement Project grant (Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Justice Program). Sample kits are $60 each or with scholarship,$10 each, limit one $10 kit per household.
Registration is required – Please visit https://tinyurl.com/VCE-EasternShore-VAHWQP, to pre-pay for your sample kit with a credit card. A registration receipt will be required for pick-up of your sample kit on Monday, June 27th. If you would like to purchase your sample kit via check, please visit your local Extension
Contact: Amanda Hurley email@example.com /757-678-7946
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Amanda Hurley at 757-678-7946 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120. Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion,