Friday, April 10, 2020

Environmental Health provides education and evaluation to protect the environment and prevent disease. 

Services Offered
  • Permitting private water wells
  • Permitting waste water systems which are sized and sited properly.
    Permit applications for wastewater systems can be obtained from Nemaha County Community Health Services in Sabetha.
  • Inspections of private water wells for proper location, construction, and maintenance.
  • Private water screening for Coliform bacteria, E. Coli bacteria, and nitrates.
  • Soil profiles used to determine the soil type on a particular property.
  • Nuisance complaints
  • Real Estate inspections
  • Daycare inspections for private wastewater systems and private wells.
  • Licensure of wastewater haulers and wastewater installers.

Environmental/Sanitation Coders were adopted in Nemaha County on March 1, 1993. All private wastewater systems installed after this date must have a permit to operate. 


Environmental Services provided to Nemaha County by:
Northeast Kansas Environmental Services

201 S. Main Street
PO Box 609
Troy, KS 66087

Phone: 785-985-2778
Fax: 785-985-3816

Website at

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