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Water, Wastewater and Land Use


What We Do

bullet Inspect/permit small community and non-community water systems that serve water to the public

bullet Protect water sources from pollution by permitting and inspecting construction and destruction of wells

bullet Review/approve sewage disposal reports to protect underground water sources

bullet Inspect/permit liquid waste pumpers

bullet Evaluate/comment on Environmental Impact Reports

bullet Review, comment and condition on development projects in the unincorporated areas of the County

bullet Ensure environmental health considerations (such as water, waste disposal, noise, vectors and protection of natural resources) are included in development projects

bullet Provide environmental health input to various County committees, including the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors

For more information about our programs, visit the following links:

Safe Drinking Water


Land Use

Sewage Holding Tank and Designated Maintenance Area Facts

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California Well Standards

Water, Wastewater and Land Use FAQs
Informs consumers about ground water and water wells

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