Environmental Health Services
Environmental Health responds to public health nuisance complaints and works with other county departments in resolving ordinance violations.
Protection of Ground Water
Environmental Health is committed to the protection of ground water. We permit and inspect new well construction, sealing of abandoned wells, and the installation of Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems. (SSTS)
Well contractor resources
Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) Resources
AgBMP Loan Program
The Local Government AgBMP Loan Program helps farmers, agriculture supply business and landowners identify problems and find solutions to water quality issues faced by rural Minnesota including Septic systems.
- Access fact sheets and information from the Minnesota Department of Health for Disasters
- Onsite Sewage Treatment Program - Septic systems after a flood; information from the University of Minnesota
- Private water well information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)