Potential Water Quality Scam

Post Date:08/23/2018

City officials learned of a potential scam to area residents this week. Disguised as a test for water quality, DVR Labs c/o Carolina Fresh Water are circulating mailers to residents of Roxboro and Person County. These packets include a small tube for collecting a water sample, survey, and pre-paid envelope addressed to the aforementioned DVR Labs.

Reports of similar mailers in other areas of North Carolina have been circulating since 2017. City officials want to remind citizens that a copy of the most-recent water quality report can be obtained by contacting their offices at any time. Additionally, residents of greater Person County who do not have City water service, may contact the Person County Environmental Health office to request water testing information.

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