|Okanogan County Public Health|
|Working for the health of the people in Okanogan County|
For Public Health emergancies after hours call 911. To report septic violations, food safety violations or illegal dumping contact us at 509-422-7140
The Drinking Water Program provides bacteriological and nitrate
testing for individual and public water systems. Small water systems are evaluated for
adequate construction and operations. Information is available concerning any drinking
water problems you may have. Washington
State Department of Heath Division of Drinking Water Link
Water Sample Pickup Schedule – First Monday of Each Month
If a Monday pickup service falls on a holiday, there will be no service that day; pickup service will be on the day after the holiday.
Please Note: If nitrate samples are left at the city halls for pickup, they MUST be kept cold, either by refrigeration or by leaving them on ice.
Water Samples may be delivered to the Okanogan County Public Health office Monday through Thursday by 3:00 p.m. for coliform and Monday thru Wednesday by 3:00 p.m. for Nitrate samples. Okanogan County Public Health is located in the Public Services Building at 1234 S. 2nd Ave. in Okanogan. Water samples CANNOT be accepted on holidays. Please do not attempt to send water samples through the mail as they are too old to process when they arrive. If you have any questions regarding the above information, please call (509) 422-7140.
Certified Drinking Water Tests available :
Test containers are available at the Okanogan County Public Health office and at the city halls listed above.
Water Adequacy Application
Department of Ecology Well Log Database Link: http://apps.ecy.wa.gov/welllog/
Link to SENTRY for informaiton on public water systems: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/eh/portal/odw/si/Intro.aspx
For more information about water adequacy or testing please call (509) 422-7140.
1234 S. 2nd Ave.
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