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Drinking Water

Environmental Health Services

Drinking Water Sampling 

To ensure that your private water supply is safe and healthy, you should understand the importance of maintaining your own well and water system and performing routine water quality tests. For further information please visit: http://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/private-well-testing/index.html.

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Limited Use Drinking Water 

The Limited Use Drinking Water program monitors construction, permitting, sampling and enforcement of Limited Use Public Drinking Water Systems (which are not covered by the Safe Drinking Water Act), multi-family water systems and private water systems in Brevard County. Public water systems are regulated by the Department of Environmental Protection under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Well Construction 

Florida Department of Health in Brevard County is the delegated permitting authority for all wells less than six inches in diameter within Brevard County (except for wells located within a Chapter 62-524, FAC delineated area). Anyone who plans to install or abandon a well within Brevard County (not within a delineated area) must first obtain a permit from Environmental Health Services. For more information, please visit our Well Construction page.

Well Surveillance 

The Well Surveillance program monitors potable well water in areas throughout Brevard County surrounding risk sources with potential and/or current contamination due to the leaking of tanks or spillage of the materials.