Drinking Water Safety

The Health Department Drinking Water Safety Program protects public health by helping to ensure Summit County has safe drinking water.

Indoor Air Quality

The Summit County Health Department (SCHD) provides resource information on various sources of air pollutants, such as: radon, mold, lead, asbestos and carbon monoxide.

Septic Program

Summit County’s Septic Program protects public health by making sure that septic systems work properly. It is important that sewage does not leak onto the ground or into groundwater sources. We make sure that septic systems are designed, installed, and maintained in ways that meet State and local standards.

Solid & Hazardous Waste Program

The Solid Waste Program regulates the disposal of solid wastes such as municipal garbage, tires, yard waste, construction and demolition debris, contaminated soil, and sludge. The Hazardous Waste Program is responsible for enforcing the county’s hazardous waste rules and regulations.

Swimming Pool & Spa Monitoring

All public pools and spas in Summit County are sampled and tested by Environmental Health. Our Environmental Health scientists inspect public pools on an annual basis, or when a complaint is received.

West Nile Virus Prevention

Information on what you can do to protect yourself from West Nile virus and ways to keep mosquitoes from hatching in your property.