Water Quality and Wells

Water Quality and Wells


Mortgage Survey

Central District Health provides mortgage survey inspections of private wells and septic systems:

Well Water Information

Well Disinfection

Well disinfection can eliminate or reduce many different kinds of harmful bacteria. This document from the Indiana Department of Enviornmental Quality provides step-by-step instructions for disinfecting a well.

Arsenic in Private Drinking Water Wells
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Fluoride in Private Drinking Water Wells
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Iron in Private Drinking Water Wells
Iron in Your Well Water (PDF)

Nitrate/nitrite in groundwater
Nitrate in Your Well Water (PDF)
Nitrate fact sheet (PDF)

Pesticides in Private Drinking Water Wells

Pesticides in Your Well Water (PDF)

Uranium in Private Drinking Water Wells
Uranium in Your Well Water (PDF)

Additional Resources

upcoming events



Nov 48:00 pm
CDH Board of Health Meeting

The next Board of Health meeting is on November 4 at 8:00 pm - view the public notice & agenda, HERE. View the updated Ada County Order, HERE. The CDH Board of Health will hold meetings via video conference on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. at its Armstrong Office in Boise, ID. Learn more about BOH meetings, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.