- Beach Water Sampling
- Biomedical Waste
- Body Art
- Child Care Licensing
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
- Environmental Epidemiology and Disease Outbreaks
- Food Hygiene and Community Sanitation
- Group Care
- Hazardous Waste
- Red Tide Information
- Swimming Pools
- Safe Drinking Water Act
- Septic Tanks and Private Drinking Water Wells
- Solid Waste
- Tanning Salons
Wastewater Systems - Waste Water Control Program
Issuance of construction permits for proposed wastewater collection systems. Forms
Issuance of construction and operating permits for small sewage treatment plants with capacity of less than 500,000 gallons per day. Forms
Handling of complaints relating to sewage backups and spills.
Surveillance of sewage treatment plants to ensure that the facility is being operated in compliance with the conditions required in the operating permit. It includes inspections, sampling, and review of monthly operating reports. State regulations require that the sewage be treated and disinfected before it can be disposed. The level of treatment and disinfection depends on the method of disposal and is specified in the operating permit.
Enforcement of State and Palm Beach County regulations.
Issuance of health advisories and warnings in case of sewage spills that have the potential to cause harm to the public. For instance, beaches may be closed if sewage is discharged into the intra-coastal waterway or the Lake Worth Lagoon.