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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Offers Well Water Testing

August 5, 2019

Cooperative Extension

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 $60 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, register and pay online, send in a check and registration form or call Cooperative Extension at (804) 751-4401. Registration is required before August 27. Space is limited. Limited financial assistance is available.

Important Dates




Sept. 3, 6:30 p.m.

Pick up sample bottles

Central Library Meeting Room 9501 Lori Rd Chesterfield, VA 23832

NOTE: Use the Cooperative Extension entrance beside the demonstration garden on the far-right side of the building off the large parking lot

Sept. 4, 7-10 a.m.

Drop off samples

Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.

Results & Interpretation Meeting

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