Water Tips and Facts

Of the 700,000 households using individual wells, 92 percent also use septic tanks -- a combination that can bring problems unless both are designed and operated properly.

Upcoming Events

Event Date and Time Location Contact
Virginia Well Owner Network AGENT Training February 26, 2019

Albemarle County Office Bldg
Room A 1600 5th St Ext.
Charlottesville, VA

Erin Ling
wellwater@vt.edu
540-231-9058

2019 Drinking Water Clinics

Clinics run from February - November each year, and are held in about 60 counties. Visit here for a description of clinics. Contact your local Extension office to express interest in a clinic. Please pre-register with the appropriate contact person.

Event Sample collection date Contact

Fluvanna

February 27

Kim Mayo
kmayo@vt.edu
434-591-1950

Suffolk
Chesapeake
March 20 Watson Lawrence
malawre3@vt.edu
757-382-6348
Virginia Beach
March 20 Andrea Davis
ADavis@vbgov.com
757-385-4769
Craig March 20 Andy Allen
geallen@vt.edu
540-864-5812

Prince William March 27 Thomas Bolles
tpbolles@vt.edu
703-792-4037
Accomack
April 3
Theresa Pittman
tpittman@vt.edu
757-787-1361 (x. 14)

Northampton April 3 Ursula Deitch
utankard@vt.edu
757-678-7946 (x. 25)
Montgomery April 10 Kelli Scott
kescott1@vt.edu
540-382-5790

Erin Ling
wellwater@vt.edu
540-231-9058

Floyd April 10 Dawn Barnes
lbarnes@vt.edu
540-745-9307
Grayson April 17 Kevin Spurlin
spurlink@vt.edu
276-773-2491

Carroll April 17 Steve Pottorff
pottorff@vt.edu
276-730-3110
Patrick April 17 Travis Bunn
tbunn@vt.edu
276-694-3341
Loudoun April 24 Stuart Vermaak
svermaak@vt.edu
703-737-8978
Gloucester
Middlesex
Mathews
May 8 Glenn Sturm
gjsturm@vt.edu
804-693-2602
Essex
King William
King and Queen
May 8 Robbie Longest
robbiel7@vt.edu
804-443- 3551
Roanoke May 15 Kim Butterfield
mskimb8@exchange.vt.edu
540-772-7524
Botetourt May 15 Kate Lawrence
mcl87@vt.edu
540-473-8260

Pulaski May 15 Morgan Paulette
paulette@vt.edu
540-980-7761
Albemarle May 22 Carrie Swanson
horse@vt.edu
434-872-4579
Nelson May 22 Lucinda MacRae
lmacrae@vt.edu
434-263-7180
Giles
Bland
May 29 Jeannie Dudding
jdudding@vt.edu
540-921-3455 (Giles)
276-688-3542 (Bland)
Henrico June 5 Ed Olson
edo@vt.edu
804-501-5160
Hanover June 5 Laura Maxey-Nay
lmaxey-nay@vt.edu
804-752-4310
Rockingham June 12 Cristin Sprenger
cristinc@vt.edu
540-564-3080
Augusta June 12 John Benner
benner89@vt.edu
540-245-5750
Rockbridge
Bath
Highland
June 19 Doug Horn
doughorn@vt.edu
540-564-3080
Louisa June 19 Crysti Hopkins
hcrysti2@vt.edu
540-967-3401
Prince George June 26 Scott Reiter
jreiter@vt.edu
804-733-2686

Dinwiddie June 26 Mike Parrish
mparrish@vt.edu
804-469-4514
Greensville/Emporia June 26 Sara Rutherford
sriggan@vt.edu
434-348-4223

Brunswick June 26 Cynthia Gregg
clgregg@vt.edu
434-848-2151
MORE DATES COMING SOON!  

Contact us today to register!

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in any of these activities, please contact the individual listed above, or Erin Ling at 540-231-9058, or TDD* during business hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.

*TDD number is (800) 828-1120