On this page you'll find information about the environmental health protection programs within the health district which include:
As part of the North Central District Health Department's primary mission, to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, the Environmental Health Program concentrates on educating district residents about the latest environmental health issues. As a regulatory agency, the district enforces all applicable state and local environmental health codes. Click on the links below for further information on these programs.
Sub-Surface Sewage Disposal Systems
The subsurface sewage disposal system program regulates the installation and operation of septic systems within the district. Click the above link for information on septic systems.
Private Drinking Water Wells
This section deals with the different types of drinking water wells, what they look like, how they operate and how to maintain them.
Geo-Thermal Wells are a relatively new technology used to heat or cool a modern home. Although there is not much regulation throughout the state on these types of wells. The North Central District Health Department has taken a pro-active role when it comes to these wells. Click the above for further information.
Swimming Pools & Bathing Beaches
Come to this section for information swimming pools and bathing beaches.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
This program will provide information on lead safety and how to protect your family from the dangers of lead poisoning.
This section will provide information on mold, the impacts to our health, and prevention tips.
Bed bugs have been making a comeback. Click on the link above for more information on these resilient pests and how to avoid them in your home.
The Connecticut State Department of Public Health (DPH) urges Connecticut
residents to test their homes for radon gas, the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.
Health officials estimate that radon is responsible for more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States. Click on the link above to learn more and test your Radon IQ.