Water Tips and Facts

Up to 50 percent of urban water and 60 per cent of water used in agriculture is wasted through leaks and evaporation.

Upcoming Events

Event Date and Time Location Contact
Virginia Well Owner Network Extension AGENT Training March 1, 2021

Zoom

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

2021 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.

Important note regarding COVID-19: Virginia Cooperative Extension is currently operating under Phase 3 guidelines, which includes limiting in-person meetings, requiring physical distancing and requiring participants and Virginia Tech faculty and staff to wear face coverings. Please email wellwater@vt.edu with any questions, assistance finding a private lab (list available here ) or help interpreting water test results. Thank you!

Event Sample collection date Contact
Fluvanna

February 24, 2021

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

Louisa

February 24, 2021

Crysti Hopkins
540-967-3401
hcrysti2@vt.edu

Chesapeake

March 24, 2021

Watson Lawrence
757-382-6348
malawre3@vt.edu

Suffolk March 24, 2021

Elizabeth Pittman
757-514-4337
Elizp16@vt.edu

Isle of Wight March 24, 2021

Livvy Preisser
757-365-6261
Livvy16@vt.edu

Surry March 24, 2021

Tye Blount
757-294-5215
Tye91@vt.edu

Prince William March 31, 2021

Natali Walker
703-792-4037
nwalker@pwcgov.org

Prince Edward March 31, 2021

Jake Morgan
434-392-4246 ext. 203
jake78@vt.edu

Essex
King William
King and Queen

April 14, 2021

Christina Ruszczyk-Murray
804-769-4955
crmurray@vt.edu

Robbie Longest
804-443-3551
robbiel7@vt.edu

Carroll April 21, 2021


Steve Pottorff
276-730-3113
pottorff@vt.edu

Jonette Mungo
276-730-3110
Jonetm4@vt.edu

Grayson April 21, 2021

Kevin Spurlin
276-773-2491
spurlink@vt.edu

Patrick April 21, 2021

Terri Alt
276-693-2053
talt@vt.edu

Wythe April 21, 2021

Sandy Stoneman
276-223-6043
sandyst@vt.edu

Montgomery April 28, 2021

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

Craig April 28, 2021

Sally Farrell
540-864-5812
sfarrell@vt.edu

Loudoun May 5, 2021

Stuart Vermaak
703-771-5838
svermaak@vt.edu

Roanoke May 19, 2021

Kim Butterfield
540-772-7524
mskimb8@vt.edu

Botetourt May 19, 2021

Kate Lawrence
540-473-8260
MCL87@vt.edu

Floyd May 19, 2021

Dawn Barnes
540-745-9307
lbarnes@vt.edu

Giles May 19, 2021

Jeannie Dudding
540-921-3455
jdudding@vt.edu

Albemarle May 26, 2021

Carrie Swanson
434-872-4580
cswanson@vt.edu

Henrico June 16, 2021

Ed Olson
804-501-5160
edo@vt.edu

Hanover June 16, 2021

Laura Maxey-Nay
lmaxey-nay@vt.edu
804-752-4310

Augusta June 23, 2021

John Benner
540-245-5750
benner89@vt.edu

Rockingham June 23, 2021

Jason Cooper
540-564-3080
jbcooper@vt.edu

Rockbridge June 23, 2021

Doug Horn
540-245-5750
doughorn@vt.edu

Gloucester
Mathews
Middlesex

June 30, 2021

Glenn Sturm
804-693-2602
gjsturm@vt.edu

Accomack July 14, 2021 Theresa Pittman
757-787-1361 x 14
tpittman@vt.edu
Northampton July 14, 2021 Ursula Deitch
757-678-7946 x 25
utankard@vt.edu

Fredericksburg
Stafford

August 11, 2021

Mikel Manchester
540-658-8000 ext. 1054
mamanchester@vt.edu

Caroline
King George

August 11, 2021

Mike Broaddus
broaddus@vt.edu
804-633-6550

Spotsylvania August 11, 2021

Kayleigh Mize
540-507-7571
mizekj@vt.edu

Franklin August 18, 2021

Cynthia Martel
540-483-5161
cmartel@vt.edu

Henry August 18, 2021

Melanie Barrow
276-634-4650
mwbarrow@vt.edu

Pittsylvania August 18, 2021

Carol Haynes
haynes04@vt.edu
540-483-5161

Bland August 18, 2021

Hunter Romano
romano@vt.edu
276-688-3542

Roanoke August 18, 2021

Kim Butterfield
540-772-7524
mskimb8@vt.edu

Fairfax September 15, 2021

Adria Bordas
abordas@vt.edu
703-324-5369

Buckingham September 22, 2021

Jen Ligon
434-969-4261
jligon@vt.edu

Cumberland September 22, 2021

Amber Taylor
(804) 492-4390 ext. 4000
aamber@vt.edu

Goochland September 22, 2021

Bob Whitehead
whitehd5@vt.edu
804-556-5868

Powhatan September 22, 2021

Rachel Henley
rgrosse@vt.edu
804-556-5872

Amelia

September 29, 2021

Jane Henderson
johns59@vt.edu
804-561-2481

Chesterfield September 29, 2021

Sierra Seekford
seekfords@chesterfield.gov
804-751-4401

Petersburg September 29, 2021

Jaelyn Munson
ajmunson@vt.edu
804-733-1880

Lancaster October 6, 2021

Trent Jones
jonesrt@vt.edu
804-462-5780

Northumberland October 6, 2021

Trent Jones
jonesrt@vt.edu
804-580-5694

Westmoreland October 6, 2021

Stephanie Romelczyk
sromelcz@vt.edu
804-493-8924

Richmond County October 6, 2021

Wendy Herdman
wherdman@vt.edu
804-333-3420

Madison

Orange

Greene
October 13, 2021

Clare Lillard
lclare4@vt.edu
540-672-1361

Loudoun October 20, 2021 Stuart Vermaak
703-771-5838
svermaak@vt.edu

Frederick

Page
October 20, 2021

Vanessa Santiago
(540) 665-5699 
vsantiago@vt.edu 

Clark
Shenandoah
Warren

October 27, 2021 Vanessa Santiago
(540) 665-5699 
vsantiago@vt.edu 

Prince George

November 3, 2021

Scott Reiter
jreiter@vt.edu
804-733-2686

Dinwiddie November 3, 2021

Mike Parrish
mparrish@vt.edu
804-469-4514

Greensville/Emporia

November 3, 2021

Sara Rutherford
sriggan@vt.edu
434-348-4223

Brunswick November 3, 2021

Cynthia Gregg
clgregg@vt.edu
434-848-2151

Wise November 17, 2021

Phil Meeks
pmeeks@vt.edu
276-328-6194

Bath
Highland

November 17, 2021

Berkeley Clark
540-468-2225 
berkeleylc@vt.edu

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