Private water systems are permitted and inspected by this office. Inspections include location, installation, and safety of the drinking water. Private water system contractors are evaluated for the state. Water samples are taken upon request to evaluate for bacteria, minerals, and possible contaminants.
Ohio Private Water System Rules
Private Water Systems Program and Contractors
Shelby County Well Permit Application Packet
Request for Variance Form
Request for Home Systems Evaluation Form (water sample and/or sewage system evaluation)
Disinfection Sheet for Contractors
Disinfection Fact Sheet for Homeowners-Private Wells
Well Sealing Information
Nitrates and Nitrites in Water: Health Effects and Remedies
Private Well Owner Tip Sheet
Testing Your Well Water – Is it Safe to Drink?
Miami Conservancy District Fact Cards Well Testing and Maintenance
Backflow & Cross Connection Information
Water Testing- Which One?