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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

Informational Sheets

Disinfection Fact Sheet for Drinking Water WellsContractor Procedures for cleaning and disinfecting private water wellsE. coli Frequently Asked QuestionsNitrates and Nitrites Frequently Asked QuestionsTotal and Fecal Coliform Bacteria

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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