Environmental Services Hosts "Test Your Water" Event

On Nov. 14, Montgomery County Environmental Services will once again host a free “Test Your Water” event, in partnership with the Miami Conservancy District, Ohio Water Well Association, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, Montgomery Soil & Water Conservation District, the University of Dayton, and the Rivers Institute.

Courtesy of the Miami Conservancy District, everyone who attends the event will receive a free nitrate/nitrite and iron screening. The first 50 attendees will also receive a free and confidential Lead, Arsenic and Manganese screening.

The “Test Your Water” Event will also feature:

  • Representatives from the Ohio Water Well Association to answer questions about well drilling and water treatment
  • Representatives from Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County to answer questions about private water systems
  • Discounted bacteria test kits for $20; first metal tests $12; each additional metal $4 each

Residents are asked to fill a one liter (32 oz) water bottle for screenings. For the lead test, take your water sample after a minimum of six hours of non-use or when you first turn on the water in the morning.

Event will be held at the Environmental Lab at 4257 Dryden Road, Moraine 45439 on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

For more information or questions, please call (937) 781-3016.

About Montgomery County Environmental Services
Montgomery County Environmental Services provides water and water reclamation (sewer) services to 80,000 customers, and solid waste and recycling services to 525,000 citizens in Montgomery County, Ohio. The department offers educational outreach programs for local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region. For more information, visit www.mcohio.org/departments/environmental_services, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook (@mcohioes).