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Water Wells & Private Water Systems

The Carroll County General Health District approves sites for initial and replacement private water systems. In order to drill a new water well, a water contractor registered in the State of Ohio must obtain a permit from our office. A Registered Sanitarian (RS) will conduct an inspection to determine appropriate placement for the well. A well permit will not be issued until it is determined a septic permit has been issued or a septic system is already installed on the property.

Our office is able to take a water sample to have it tested for total coliform and fecal coliform bacteria. Please contact our office if you would like to schedule a sample.

Call 330-627-4866 ext 1522 to schedule an appointment
Site Approval
New & Replacement Well Permitting
Installation Inspections
Sample for Bacterial Analysis

Procedure for Acquiring Well Permits in Carroll County

Well permits should be pulled by a well driller. A well permit is valid for one year. Approval of your well permit requires the following items before the permit expires:

Helpful Links

Registered Contractors (coming soon)Ohio Department of Health Private Water Systems RulesOSU Water Page (coming soon)EPA Labs (coming soon)Fees (coming soon)Chlorination Instructions
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