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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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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
The Iowa DNR is proposing to approve an application for reissuance of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the discharges described. Additional Info...
January Is National Radon Action Month
You can't see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon test kits are normally $6, but during the month of January we're giving away kits to the first 50 people. Stop by the Environmental Health Department. Additional Info...