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Environmental Health Services

Water Program

The goal of the water program is to prevent waterborne illnesses and diseases. The health department issues permits to install private water wells. Water wells are inspected to assure proper compliance with the Illinois Water Well Construction Code. The health departments collects water samples from newly constructed wells and are sampled for total coliform, e. coli, and nitrates/nitrites. The health department issues permits and conducts inspections of the abandonment of water wells. Forms and information can be found below: