The Loudoun County Virginia Household Water Quality Program is sold out.  Please use this link to be added to the waitlist for our Fall 2024 clinic: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/sl/7bSNtQs

Do you have a well or spring?  What’s in your water?

The Virginia Household Water Quality Program aims to improve the water quality and health of Virginians with wells, springs and cisterns. We provide affordable water testing, help interpreting their water test results, and information about addressing problems.

How does it work?

Please Note: Refunds or Transfers to future programs will not be provided if you fail to either pick up your testing kit or drop off your sample during the below window of time.
  1. Pick up your sample kit at the Loudoun Extension office located at 750 Miller Drive SE, Suite 161, Leesburg, VA 20175.  Kit pickup will occur on Monday, 4/29/24, 8:30am - 5:00pm
  2. Collect samples and drop off at the Loudoun Extension office located at 750 Miller Drive SE, Suite 161, Leesburg, VA 20175.  Drop off will occur on Wednesday, 5/1/24, 7:00am – 10:00am ONLY
  3. Samples are analyzed at Virginia Tech. Receive your confidential results, an explanation of what they mean, and information about addressing any problems via email about 6 weeks after the sample drop off.

Testing includes:



Coliform bacteria





E. coli bacteria





Total Dissolved Solids



Cost: $70/sample kit

(comparable analysis at a private commercial lab would cost more than $300)

Please pre-register by April 26, 2024, as space is limited

*Please Note: Financial support is available in limited quantities for individuals/families who may need assistance covering this cost.  Please contact us directly if you are interested in a need-based scholarship (svermaak@vt.edu).

All participant information is kept strictly confidential


Preferred Method – Register Online with a Credit Card

Click on the appropriate Add to Cart button on this page, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete your registration.  If you have any trouble with registration, please contact our helpline by email at vceprograms@mail.ext.vt.edu

Register with a Check

This system is designed to process credit card payment only. If you would like to pay by check, please mail your check along with your full name, email address, phone number and mailing address to: 750 Miller Dr. SE, Suite 161, Leesburg VA 20175. Please make checks payable to 'Treasurer, Virginia Tech'. Please note there is a $50 returned check fee. Alternatively, please come to our office at the above address M-F 8:30am-5:00pm. Please note that registration may sell out before we receive your check.


REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be given after 5/1/24.  Any refunds issued will incur a $5 processing fee.  

For more information about this program, please contact Stuart Vermaak, Loudoun County Extension Office, at svermaak@vt.edu.  You can also visit https://www.wellwater.bse.vt.edu/

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Stuart Vermaak, Loudoun County Extension Office, at 703-771-5838/TDD* during business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (M-F) to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.  *TDD number is (800) 828-1120


Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment.  This page will be updated if additional sections of this course are offered.


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