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

Did you know it is your responsibility to test your water to ensure it is safe to drink for your family?

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 interpret water test results, and provide information about addressing problems.

How does it work?

  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, 10/16/23, 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 Drive-thru sample drop off will occur on Wednesday, 10/18/23, 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. 
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 above window of time.

Testing includes:

Iron

Manganese

Coliform bacteria

Arsenic

Sulfate

Sodium

Copper

E. coli bacteria

Lead

Nitrate

Fluoride

Hardness

Total Dissolved Solids

pH

 

Cost*: $65/sample kit

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


*Please Note: Financial support is available 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).

Please pre-register by October 13, 2023, as space is limited.


 All participant information is kept strictly confidential

WAYS TO REGISTER

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@vt.edu

Register with a Check

This system is designed to process online credit card payments 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.

Notes

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 13, 2023
REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be given after 10/11/23.  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

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Oct 2023 Loudoun VAHWQP - 1 Kit
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Well Water Test Kit $65.00
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Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase 1 kit. Cost = $65.00

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Oct 2023 Loudoun VAHWQP - 2 Kits
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Well Water Test Kits $130.00
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Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase 2 kits. Cost = $130.00

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Oct 2023 Loudoun VAHWQP - 3 Kits
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Well Water Test Kits $195.00
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Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase 3 kits. Cost = $195.00

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