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SISTERSVILLE, WV – The Institute of Water Safety and Science and the Interdisciplinary Hydrology Laboratory at West Virginia University will be offering a free drinking water testing workshop in Sistersville. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Tyler Consolidated High School Library, 1993 Silver Knight Drive, Sistersville, WV.

“It is important that we have effective drinking water testing programs in West Virginia for many reasons”said Dr. Jason Hubbart, director of the Institute of Water Security and Science. “One is to give people peace of mind that the water they drink is safe and secure.”

Sponsored by the Equitrans Midstream Foundation, the March 5 workshop will focus on the importance of safe drinking water and regular testing of drinking water quality. Workshop participants will receive a free drinking water testing kit (valued at $165) and support to interpret their results. Places are limited and registration is required to attend. Register online by visiting

For more information, please contact Kaylyn Gootman at (304) 293-8851 or [email protected]


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