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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.

2022 EASTERN SHORE Household Water Quality Clinic

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?

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?                     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 Office.

 

 

Date

Location (Accomack County)

Location (Northampton County)

Pick up sample kit

June 27th

 

Accomack Cooperative Extension

23185 Front St

Accomac, VA 23301

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Northampton Cooperative Extension

16392 Courthouse Rd

Eastville, VA 23347

8:00am – 4:30pm

Instructions for Sampling

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2wqzuzvbK4

Drop off samples

June 28th

 

Accomack Cooperative Extension

23185 Front St

Accomac, VA 23301

8:30am – 4:00pm

Northampton Cooperative Extension

16392 Courthouse Rd

Eastville, VA 23347

8:00am – 4:30pm

Receive Results via mail/email

July 30th

ONLINE

ONLINE

Contact: Amanda Hurley amandalh@vt.edu /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.

Contact: Amanda Hurley amandalh@vt.edu /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.