March 22, 2003 — UVI's Cooperative Extension Service (CES) invites the public to participate in "Safe & Healthy Drinking Water" workshops planned on St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix.
The workshops will provide information about types of drinking water contaminants and concentration standards, how to maintain cistern water quality, when and how to test your drinking water, understanding water test reports, methods of water treatment, how to choose a water filter, and methods for evaluating and ranking your home or farm for pollution potential.
Workshops will be held on the following schedule:
— St. John – Tuesday, March 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., UVI CES office, upstairs from Fashion Palace, Cruz Bay
— St. Thomas – Wednesday, March 26, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., UVI Sports and Fitness Center training room
— St. Croix – Thursday, March 27, 7 to 9 p.m., Room 133, UVI Research and Extension Building
Free home water test kits will be given to the first 100 pre-registered attendees. To pre-register for one of the workshops, contact Julie Wright at 693-1082 or Dale Morton at 693-1086. The workshop series is part of the Virgin Islands Home and Farm Water Quality Assessment Program's (VI*A*Syst) program.
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