Water System Permits & Inspection
Power Outage and Private Water
ZMCHD provides for
the licensing and inspection of private water wells for compliance with State
of Ohio regulations. All new private water systems (wells, springs, cisterns,
and ponds) are inspected and then tested for safe drinking water.
Samples may also be taken from existing water supplies where owners are
concerned about water quality.
for New Water Systems
can be obtained at the Health Department. The following information is
required to complete the application:
1. Address of the
2. A sketch of the
property indicating locations of the dwelling, sewage system, property lines
and proposed water source,
3. Name of private
water system contractor.
4. Your signature
5. The permit fee.
The permit fee for
a new water system is $404.00.
alteration to an existing system permit is $255.00.
for Connecting to Public Water
New Public Water Customers
The permit fee for connecting to public water is $90.00.
Well Sampling Before Gas Well Drilling New!
Water Well Sampling
ZMCHD has the ability to collect water well samples for individuals concerned
with water well
contamination in conjunction with gas drilling. Click
here for information.
Fees for the collection of samples are as follows:
Tier 1: $180.00
Tier 2: $255.00
Tier 3: $360.00
Deep is My Water Well?
well information for Ohio can be viewed online. Click here to view log records.
of US Route 40: email Matt Hemmer, RS
or call 454-741 extension 232.
South of US Route 40: email Ann
Hollingsworth, RS or call 454-9741 extension 227.
The Department of Natural Resources web site has well log records for drilled
wells in the state of Ohio from approximately 1940. Click here to view their well
Water System Contractors
Health Department has a listing of private water system contractors that are
bonded through the Ohio Department of Health. For this list, email the Environmental Secretary or call
454-9741 extension 226. A pamphlet describing driller and homeowner
responsibilities in the approval process is also available by request.
Estate Inspection Information
Estate Inspection Application
and Disinfecting Wells
Water Systems and Drought in Ohio
Water System Application
Private Water Systems
Disinfection Fact Sheet