Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Department Services

Protecting the Health and Well being of the Public by ensuring the integrity of clean drinking water, neighborhood cleanliness, and private wastewater treatment regulation.

  • Nuisance Abatement:  Failing wastewater systems, vectors, solid waste, information on dead animal removal, abandoned & unsafe buildings


 Approved Coffey County Sanitary Code


  1. Private Wastewater Facilities
    • Siting Protocol
    • Soil Profiles for System Determination
    • Construction Standards Inspection
    • Wastewater System Permitting
    • Mortgage/Refinancing Inspection 
  2. Equipment Inspection and Licensing of Septage Haulers
  3. Housing Lead Assessment
  4. Radon Testing
  5. Enforcement of Local Environmental Protection Program

Our office refers food service complaints to Kansas Food & Drug Office at KDHE.

Private water well screenings include bacteria (E.coli, total coliform - P/A), nitrate, iron, manganese, hardness, total dissolved solids, conductivity, copper, sulfate, chloride, total chlorine, lead, and others upon request.

Information on food sanitation/service, lyme disease, carbon monoxide, lead, water treatment devices, public water supply water analysis reports & facility KDHE inspection reports, public wastewater system KDHE inspection reports, and a wealth of other environmental information is available at the office.

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