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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!  The goal of the Virginia Household Water Quality Program is to improve the water quality and health of Virginians with private water supplies, including wells, springs and cisterns.

 

How does it work?

  1. Pick up your sample kit at the Urban Agriculture Center with physical distancing measures OR request to receive it by mail.  This request can be made during registration.
  2. Collect samples on designated date and drop off locally (physical distancing measure 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 mail or email.  A live 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 Sept 23rd – space is limited! 

*A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. For more information, please contact the City of Petersburg VCE Office at  804-733-1880.    

All participant information is kept strictly confidential.

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.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 23, 2020

REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be given after September 25, 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

September 28th

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Harding Street Urban Agriculture Center parking lot

453 Harding Street, Petersburg 23803

 

Drop off samples

September 30th

7:30 am – 9:00 am

 

Harding Street Urban Agriculture Center parking lot

453 Harding Street, Petersburg 23803

Results will be mailed or emailed

October 30th

Presentation link will be provided via email.  If you do not have an email address, we will mail your results.

 

Notes

For more information about this program, please contact the City of Petersburg VCE Office at 804-733-1880, or ajmunson@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 ajmunson@vt.edu at 804-733-1880 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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Section Title
2020 City of Petersburg - Virginia Household Water Quality Program
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Location
  • Urban Agriculture Center - Petersburg
  • Email
Fee(s)
Well Water Testing Clinic non-credit $60.00
Section Notes
For detailed information about dates and times for this water clinic, please see the Outline section under the program description on this registration site.
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