Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Household Water Quality Program will host the “Roanoke Valley Drinking Water Clinic”, for citizens whose water supply comes from wells, springs or cisterns.
The “Kick-Off” meeting is on Monday, May 20, 2013, 6:00 p.m., at the South County Library, 6303 Merriman Rd., where participants will receive instructions and the water sample kit.
The sample “Drop-Off” day is Wednesday, May 22, between 7:30 and 10:00 a.m. The “Interpretation Meeting” will be on Monday, June 17, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., where participants get their confidential results along with an educational program explaining the results and possible treatment options.
The water will be tested for: iron, sodium, fluoride, coliform bacteria, manganese, copper, pH, E. coli bacteria, sulfate, nitrate, total dissolved solids, lead, hardness and arsenic. The $49 fee covers the cost of one sampling kit and analysis (a $200 value).
Please register by May 10, 2013. Forms are available at our office, 3738 Brambleton Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24018 or on our website.
For more information, printable registration form, and online registration and payment options, visit the Virginia Cooperative Extension website. Residents can also contact:
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Roanoke Office
3738 Brambleton Ave SW
Roanoke VA 24018