Waupun Area Families with private drinking water wells are invited to sample drinking water with Rock River Intermediate School and UW-Extension.
Información en español (PDF, 2 pages) o habla a Diana a 920/929-3178
Reasons to Test Through This Program:
- Understand Risk: Testing reveals what, if any, contaminants are in your drinking
- Your Children’s Health: Kids, especially babies and pregnant women, are more vulnerable to certain
- Increased Confidence in Water Quality: If sampling results show no problems, you can feel more comfortable using your well If there are health-related contaminants present, we can teach you ways to improve well water safety.
- Convenience: We will transport your sample to the lab. In April, we’ll come to the school to explain the results, provide an overview of water quality, and answer any questions you have.
|Registrations must be received by the end of Literacy Night on Tues., March 13, 2018,
|Register and pay for the sampling options(s) of your choice. Use this form to pay with cash or check written to UW-Extension or register and pay with a credit card online. Please note the nominal fee for credit card transactions.
Get Questions Answered: UW-Extension and 6th grade science students will demonstrate real-life well water contamination scenarios, map previous sampling results in your area, & describe the sampling process during Literacy Night. Bottles can be picked up at Literacy night or will be sent home with students that week.
|Tues., March 20, 2018||Read sampling instructions and take samples after 2 pm today or first thing in the morning on Wednesday. Refrigerate samples (do not freeze) and bring them back to Rock River Intermediate school by 8:15 am, Wed., March 21, 2018.|
|Mid-April||Individual test results will be mailed to participants. Note: The UW-Oshkosh lab will call if results reveal any contamination immediately hazardous to your health.|
|April – TBD
||Educational program to learn about area-wide results and what they mean. This program will be held at Rock River Intermediate School in the Lecture Hall. Bring questions.|
2018 Flyer & Registration Form (PDF, 1 pg)
What should I test my water for? (PDF, 1 pg)
If you have any question please call us at 920-929-3173.