Welcome to the Water Quality Section

As part of the Environmental Public Health Division, the Water Team protects public and environmental health by:

  • Assisting businesses in meeting their NPDES requirements
  • Enforcing standards for onsite wastewater systems
  • Ensuring safe public swimming pools
  • Helping ensure safe water supplies and onsite wastewater systems that are in substantial compliance through property transfer inspections
  • Enforcing pool fencing requirements for homes
  • Inspecting water wells to assure compliance with appropriate standards
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance

Our staff works with individual home owners, contractors, realtors and businesses within Lancaster County to achieve the mission of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department to protect and promote the public’s health.

Please visit our program pages for additional information.