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
  1. January Is National Radon Action Month

    You can't see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present in your home. Testing can help prevent unnecessary exposure. First 50 radon test kits are FREE through the end of January from the Story County Environmental Health Department!
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