Well Water Testing
How does it work?
1. Pick up a sample kit from your local County Extension office and get instructions on how to collect your household water sample.
2. Collect a sample from your tap at home and complete a short questionnaire.
3. Drop off sample at your local County Extension office.
4. 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?
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 Office.
Contact: Amanda Hurley firstname.lastname@example.org /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.