County residents can request their private well water be
tested once annually for no charge. Contact us at (641) 394-2406 to schedule
Septic system permits:
All onsite wastewater treatment and dispersal
systems installed in Chickasaw County require a permit. Please contact our
office when you begin making plans to install, replace or upgrade your
Well water permits:
All private wells drilled in Chickasaw County require a
well permit. Please contact our office when you begin plans to have a well
Private well abandonment:
Property owners planning to plug a private well
must contact Chickasaw County Environmental Health prior to beginning the
work. Cost sharing funds may be available. The county encourages those
with abandoned wells to consider having them properly plugged to protect
water quality and prevent drinking water contamination.
Private well rehabilitation:
A cost share may be available for those
considering some rehabilitations to a private drinking well. Please contact
Chickasaw County Environmental Health for more information.
Contact Chickasaw County Environmental Health if you
have concerns about a public health nuisance, illegal dumping or other
potential hazards. Please include as many details as possible so the issue
can be addressed.