Health Department Provides Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Well and Septic

Health Department Provides Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Well and Septic

Are you a homeowner with a well and/ or septic system? Have you ever wondered how these systems work?

Then do we have a homeowner’s seminar for you.

septicsystemPretty much everything you ever wanted to know about well and septic (but were afraid to ask) will be presented at the annual Kane County Health Department’s Well and Septic Homeowner’s Seminar at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the University of Illinois Extension Office, 535 Randall Road, St. Charles.

And if that’s not enough incentive, the Health Department will provide one water well test kit to each household at no charge.

Check-in and display viewing begins at 5:45 p.m. Attendance is free, but space can be limited, so you’re encouraged to register in advance. If you would like to attend, please register by calling the Kane County Health Department office at 630-444-3040. If you must leave a voicemail, please give your name, address, and phone number.

The Health Department would like to hear from you by Sept. 19.

Fun Facts From the Health Department Website

The Health Department provides:

  • Private sewage disposal inspection and complaint investigation.
  • Education on private sewage disposal system maintenance.
  • Public complaint investigation – solid waste storage and handling.


Fees and Permit Info

Check the Fees & Permits page for the current fees for:

  • New Construction – Single Family
  • Renovation – Single Family
  • New Construction – Commercial, Multi-Family
  • Renovation – Commercial, Multi-Family
  • Experimental/ Alternative System – Chemical, Incinerator, Drip, Etc.
  • Aerobic Treatment Plant Monitoring
  • Change of Contractor
  • Subdivision Plan Review – per lot
  • Septic Plan Revision
  • Soil interpretation, Septic Variance, Feasibility Letter, Letter of Approval to Municipality
  • Site inspection of septic disposal area

SOURCE: Kane County Health Department

About the Kane County Health Department

Kane County Health Department logoIn active partnership with our community, the Kane County Health Department improves the quality of life and well-being of all residents by developing and implementing local policies, systems, and services that protect and promote health, and prevent disease, injury and disability. Visit the Health Department’s Facebook Page and sign up for the award-winning “Health Matters” newsletter.