Virginia Cooperative Extension is providing this water quality clinic for residents in and around: City of Chesapeake, Isle of Wight County, City of Suffolk, and City of Virginia Beach.

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

How it works:

  1. Pick up your sample kit and instructions on Monday, March 11 or Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 9:00am-5:00pm at one of our available locations.
  2. Collect samples and drop off on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 7:00am-9:00am at one of our available locations.  Drop off will occur in the location parking lot with vehicle pull-up service.
  3. Results will be emailed or mailed to home address.  If you need help understanding your results, please contact your local extension office.

Available Locations*

  • Chesapeake Extension Office, 310 Shea Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322

  • Isle of Wight Extension Office, 17100 Monument Circle, Suite B, Isle of Wight, VA 23397

  • Suffolk Extension Office, 440 Market Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

  • Virginia Beach Extension Office, 2449 Princess Anne Road Building #14, 2nd Floor, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

*You will select your location during checkout.      

All participant information is kept strictly confidential.

Testing includes:



Coliform bacteria





E. coli bacteria





Total Dissolved Solids




Pre-registration / Pre-payment is required!

Cost*: $20/sample kit | Pre-register by March 8, 2024 - space is limited**.

* Special reduced cost through sponsorship: Hampton Roads Sanitation District is providing sponsorship for this clinic, reducing the cost from $70/sample to $20/sample. At the Clinic, participants will have an opportunity to learn about the Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow (SWIFT). This innovative water purification initiative is designed to ensure a sustainable source of groundwater while addressing environmental challenges such as Chesapeake Bay restoration, sea level rise and saltwater intrusion.

**Please Note: A limited number of kits are available at the reduced $20 price.  After those are sold, the price will revert to $70 per kit.

Contact Information

For more information about this program, contact Mike Andruczyk-Chesapeake, mikeand@vt.edu, OR Livvy Preisser-Isle of Wight livvy16@vt.edu, OR Andrea Davis-Suffolk, awise@vt.edu, OR Roy Flanagan-Virginia Beach, royf@vt.edu, OR visit https://www.wellwater.bse.vt.edu/.

Ways to Register

Preferred Method – Register Online with a Credit Card

Click on the appropriate Add to Cart button on this page.  Be sure that you select the correct option for your location and your desired number of test kits.  Then 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 Check* 
Note: The Suffolk VCE Office is not accepting checks.  Please pay online with a credit card.

This system is designed to process credit card payments only.  If you wish to pay by check or money order, please bring check or money order in the amount of $20.00**/per test in-person to your local VCE Office.  Checks should be made payable to either:

  • VCE-Chesapeake (310 Shea Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322)
  • VCE-Isle of Wight (17100 Monument Circle, Suite B, Isle of Wight, VA 23397)
  • VCE-Virginia Beach (2449 Princess Anne Road, Building #14, Virginia Beach, VA  23456)

*There is a $50 return check fee.  Suffolk is only accepting online credit card payments.  Your registration is not complete until payment is received.

**If the $20 kits have sold out, you will be contacted to pay the $50 difference in price.  

For more information, please see our flyer.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 8, 2024 at 5:00pm
REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be issued for this program after March 11th.  All refunds will incur a $5 processing fee.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mike Andruczyk in the Chesapeake VCE Office at 757-382-6348 during the business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. TDD number (800) 828-1120.


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