Water Well & Onsite Wastewater


  • Subcommittee Chair – Sharon Verzal, MPH, MS, LEHP, REHS/RS
  • Board Member Liaison- Mark Pfister


The NIPHC Water Well & Onsite Wastewater Subcommittee of the Environmental Health Committee was established to provide a forum for member local health departments to compare, evaluate and provide for potential region-wide consistency in potable water and private sewage program activities. Subcommittee members share information about their jurisdiction’s well and septic programs and when possible encourage standardization and implementation of best practices.

Top Activities

  • Develop septic system maintenance checklists
  • Prepare educational brochures for the public on wells and septic systems

Helpful Documents


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