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GET WET! Drinking Water Program at the Cook Memorial Library in Tamworth

Wednesday, July 27 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.


This outdoor event will feature the Groundwater Education Through Water Evaluation and Testing program with Green Mountain Conservation Group staff, AmeriCorps members and volunteers. Participants will be able to test their well water for six different parameters, learn about common water quality issues, local water resources, groundwater research, and how to get well water tested for other contaminants of concern. There will be a station for testing samples for microplastics where participants can learn all about GMCG’s microplastics research. This program is made possible by support from The Tamworth Foundation. Please pre-register for the program by contacting education@gmcg.org. This program is free and open to the public, including children and families. Participants may conduct their own water tests with guidance from GMCG, or have their samples tested for them. FMI and how to take your water sample, visit www.gmcg.org.

In order to participate you must bring a water sample from home!

Follow these instructions for taking your water sample. Please use a GLASS jar that can hold 8-12 oz to avoid plastic contamination

  • Remove aerators from faucet
  • Run COLD water for 10 minutes
  • Fill bottle to the TOP & cap tight
  • Place paper bag in refrigerator.
  • BRING TO LIBRARY BY 2pm Wednesday, July 27.

This program is made possible by support from The Tamworth Foundation.