Environmental Health

Responsibilities & Services

The Story County Environmental Health Department is under the jurisdiction of the Story County Board of Health. The Environmental Health Department is responsible for:

  • Inspection of complaints, nuisance investigation, and mitigation
  • Permitting and inspection of private water supply wells and their systems; including well head inspections, private well abandonment or rehabilitation inspections, and private well water testing
  • Permitting and inspection of wastewater treatment, which includes: site reviews, soil coring and classification, testing, tracking, and renovation/ rehabilitation inspections
  • The management, reporting, and record keeping of official documents with regard to field and office work
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