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Description

Do you have a well, spring or cistern? 

Learn about your water quality through affordable, confidential testing and become empowered to make decisions about system maintenance and water treatment! 

How does it work?

  1. Pick up your sample kit at the local Extension office with physical distancing measures.
  2. Collect samples on designated date and drop off locally (physical distancing measures will be in place and masks are required).
  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. A recorded video presentation will be available to help you understand your results.

Testing includes:

Iron

Manganese

Coliform bacteria

Arsenic

Sulfate

Sodium

Copper

E. coli bacteria

Lead

Nitrate

Fluoride

Hardness

Total Dissolved Solids

pH

 

Cost: $60 per sample kit.  Please pre-register by August 17!  Scholarships available for low income residents.  Contact: Amy Byington, (276) 546-2057, afannon@vt.edu.   


WAYS TO REGISTER

PREFERRED METHOD FOR CONTACTLESS PAYMENT

REGISTER ONLINE WITH A CREDIT CARD: Click on Register Now on the right side of this page. If you have any trouble with registration, please contact our helpline at 540-231-3131 or by email at vceprograms@vt.edu.

OTHER OPTIONS

REGISTER IN PERSON**: Cash or check payments will be accepted at the time of pick up, but registration is required by phone (276) 546-2057 prior to August 17th.  Pick up will be at VCE Lee Office located at 486 Industrial Dr., Pennington Gap, VA 24277 on August 24th and August 25th from 8:30 am till 4:30 pm.  A different pickup time can be arranged if needed.   Be sure to make checks payable to VCE-Lee County.  Please note there is a $50 returned check fee.

 **Your registration is not complete until payment has been received.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 17, 2020

REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be given after August 17, 2020.  Any refunds issued will incur a $5 processing fee. 

 

Outline

 

Date and Time

Location

Pick up sample kit and receive directions to collect samples

August 24th or 25th 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (contact for after-hours pick-up)

 

Lee County Extension Office

486 Industrial Dr.

Pennington Gap, VA  24277

(Please stay in your car and we will bring it out to you.  Call 276-546-2057 upon arrival.)

Drop off samples

August 26th

7:30 am -9:00 am

 

Lee County Extension Office

486 Industrial Dr.

Pennington Gap, VA  24277

 

August 26th

7:30 am – 8:00 am

 

Super Dollar, Rose Hill, VA

Results will be mailed or emailed

Mid-Late September

Presentation link will be provided via email.  If you do not have an email address, we will mail your results and are available by phone to answer your questions. 

Notes

For more information about this program, please contact Amy Byington, (276) 546-2057, afannon@vt.edu.    You can also visit http://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 The Lee County Extension Office at (276) 546-2057 during business hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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