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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Offers Well Water Testing

Cooperative Extension

July 13, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Private water sources like wells and springs are unregulated in Virginia, but Chesterfield is offering homeowners an affordable opportunity to find out what’s in their water. 

Chesterfield’s Cooperative Extension Office is offering confidential water testing and education through the Virginia Household Water Quality Program. Water sample kits are available to residents of Chesterfield and surrounding counties at a cost of $65 per kit. Samples are collected by homeowners and analyzed for 14 parameters including bacteria, metals, nitrate and hardness. 

Testing results are kept strictly confidential and are reported only to the homeowner. Recommendations for water system care and maintenance will be provided. 

To secure one or more water testing kits contact Sierra Seekford at 804-751-4401 or [email protected] or go to https://tinyurl.com/VCE-Chesterfield-VAHWQP to register! For more information about the Virginia Household Water Quality Program visit www.wellwater.bse.vt.edu  

Registration is required before Aug. 12. Space is limited. 

Important Dates

DATE/TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

Aug. 22, 

7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Pick up sample bottles

Chesterfield Extension Office, 9501 Lori Rd Chesterfield, VA 23832

 

 

 

Aug. 24, 

7-10 a.m.

Drop off samples

Sept. 28

Results/Interpretation information or meeting  

 

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