Environmental Health

Individual Well Water

The Environmental Health Specialist evaluates and inspects individual drinking water supply systems, performs bacteriological testing on water samples, and provides guidance on proper well disinfection and well abandonment.

Some counties have adopted a well construction permit program to ensure proper location and protection of water wells.  In District 2, the following counties issue construction permits for wells:  Hall, Hart, Union and White.

For further information about well water testing and permitting procedures, please contact your local Environmental Health Office.  Office Contact Page for selection of appropriate county information.

Additional resources and information can be found on the State of Georgia Public Health Website.