Sewage and Water

The Delaware Public Health District works to ensure a safe drinking water supply by preventing contamination and protecting private water systems. This effort involves the inspection of wells and sewage treatment systems at homes and small businesses, and investigation into other forms of water contamination.

The safety of the public and DPHD staff is a priority. To aid in identification, our Environmental Health inspection staff carry two forms of identification: a photo identification card and a metal badge. We encourage — and our inspecting staff welcome — the public to ask to see both forms of identification to prevent unauthorized access to a building, business or home. No Health District personnel will ever treat an operator, business owner, or homeowner differently for asking for identification. Should someone arrive at your location and not be able to produce both forms of identification, please turn them away and call our office immediately.

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