2021 Drinking Water Clinics

The objective of the Virginia Household Water Quality Program (VAHWQP) is to improve the water quality and health of Virginians using private water supplies. Initiated in 1989, VAHWQP drinking water clinics have been conducted in nearly every county across Virginia, and 22,000 samples have been analyzed and results confidentially returned to participants. The best part: your water test results are explained in a helpful meeting, where ways of preventing contamination and treating water quality problems are also addressed.

Drinking water clinics are organized by your local Extension Agent and Virginia Tech faculty in the Biological Systems Engineering Department. Participation is voluntary and all information is kept strictly confidential. Anyone with a private water supply system (including wells, springs, and cisterns) may participate.

Clinics run from February - November each year, and are held in about 60 counties. Visit here for a description of clinics. For programs currently accepting online registrations, please see the list below.  Contact your local Extension office to express interest in a clinic that is not listed. Please pre-register for all Drinking Water Clinics.

The Virginia Well Owner Network (VWON) is a linked, capacity-building program. A group of Virginia Cooperative Extension agents and volunteers are trained in proper well construction and location, maintenance and protection of wells and springs, interpretation of water analysis, and water treatment options. The network is an excellent resource for homeowners. If you rely on a private water supply, contact a Well Owner volunteer in your area with questions.

2021 Programs Available for Online Registration:

Programs

BSE-VAHWQP-ALBEMARLE - 2021 Albemarle County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-AMELIA - 2021 Amelia County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-BRUNSWICK - 2021 Brunswick County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-CHESTERFI - 2021 Chesterfield County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-ESAREC - 2021 Eastern Shore Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-FLOYD - 2021 Floyd County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-FREDERICK - 2021 Northern Shenandoah Valley Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-GREENSVIL - 2021 Greensville-Emporia Virginia Household Water Quality Program NEW
BSE-VAHWQP-HANOVER - 2021 Hanover County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-HENRICO - 2021 Henrico County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-LOUDOUN - 2021 Loudoun County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-MADISON - 2021 Madison/Orange/Greene County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-MONT CO - 2021 Montgomery County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-PE - 2021 Prince Edward County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-PW - 2021 Prince William County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-ROANOKE - 2021 Roanoke/Salem Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-SE - 2021 Southeast Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-SPOTSYLVA - 2021 Spotsylvania County Virginia Household Water Quality Program
BSE-VAHWQP-STAFFORD - 2021 Stafford County/City of Fredericksburg Virginia Household Water Quality Program
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