Webster County
Health Department
Environmental Health


723 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515-573-4107
Fax: 515-955-1682
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Email: public_health@webstercountyia.org

Health promotion and prevention information and health information
related to communities, homes and the environment.

Environmental Health Services
For all environmental health questions, please contact Trin Lewis .
Environment Health-Well Water

Well Water

Environmental Health-WasteWater

Waste Water-Septic Systems


Tattoo, Tanning and Swimming Inspections

Environmental Health-Radon

Radon Information



Well Water

Wells that are properly constructed and maintained can provide many years of uninterrupted water. By following Iowa's state regulations for well construction, conducting routine maintenance, and watching out for signs of contamination, you can extend the life of your well and improve the quality of your water supply.


  • Wells (IA Code?)
  • Testing
  • Well plugging
  • Permits for new wells

Additional Info:


Waste Water - Septic Systems


  • Septic (IA code 68 & 69)
  • Time of transfer
  • Bonded
  • Permits
  • Licensed Pumpers
  • Inspection Regulations

Download a Septic Construction Permit Application Form





  • Tattoo Inspections
  • Tanning Inspections
  • Swimming Pool  Inspections

Food Inspections

Contact Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
Complaints   - Carlos Ortega   515-281-6538
General Info - Sara Boyle       515-250-5020


Radon Information
Radon is a cancer-causing, radioactive gas.
You can't see radon. And you can't smell it or taste it.
But it may be a problem in your home.


Radon Resources

EPA Citizen's Guide to Radon
IDPH Radon Information: testing, fixing, and finding certified contractors
Radon Resources: Helpful information, tools, and links to education courses and equipment retailers

Radon test kits are always aailable at the Webster County Health Department office. When free ones are not available, the cost is $5 per kit.


Resource Links







Return to Webster County Home Page