Marion County Environmental
Health Department is responsible for permitting and inspection private septic
systems in the county. Marion County adopted and enforces
Chapter 69 of the Iowa
Environmental Health is responsible for well testing and well filling in the
county. A service provided by grant money obtained from the Iowa D.N.R.
Environmental Health is responsible for health concerns and complaints that
affect the environment such as nuisance complaints and animal bites.
Click HERE to access some of the Marion County Ordinances
administered by the Environmental Health Department.
Radon factoid: 1 out of 3 homes in Marion County will test high for
Radon with levels above the recommended action level!
Click here to learn more about Radon Gas.
FLOODING IN IOWA
DNR and Iowa State University have created a series of videos designed to
educate local officials and the general public in regard to flooding. The videos
are divided into five categories: Introduction to the NFIP, Understanding
Flooding, Floodplain Mapping, Floodplain Regulation, and Flood Insurance.
Flooding In Iowa web site
Listed on the
Environmental Health Department Forms page are documents to assist you if you
have had flooding that affects your home, water system, or sewage system.
Click here to visit the Environmental Health Forms page.
Dust and Mold At Harvest Time
The Dust and Mold problems normal for harvest time have been worsened by this
summer's drought conditions. Click on the link below for additional information.
Q&A - Dust and Mold
Environment Health Office moving to new location. The new address is
2003 North Lincoln, Knoxville.