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Drinking Water Programs

Citrus County Health Department

Drinking Water Toxics Program

The Drinking Water Toxics Program is responsible for coordinating state-wide groundwater sampling for chemical contamination of private drinking water supplies. Contamination monitoring helps protect the public from chemicals, industrial solvents and heavy metals. The program provides technical consultation to county health officials, state agencies and federal entities regarding human exposures from waterborne contaminants. For more information please visit: Drinking Water Toxics Program.

To find the closest lab that offers the well-water testing you need visit: NELAP FDOH Certified Labs. Not every lab on this listing meets every need, please call ahead to ensure that the lab offers the testing you need. FDOH-Citrus is available for consultation if you have questions about your testing results.

Limited Use Public Water Systems

This program deals with Limited Use Public Water Systems (public water systems which are not covered by the Safe Drinking Water Act), multi-family water systems, and private water systems.  Definitions for these systems and statutory authorization are found in section 381.0062 of the Florida Statutes.  Chapter 64E-8 of the Florida Administrative Code establishes the rules to implement the statutes.  It includes setback standards for private water systems, construction standards for multi-family water systems, and construction and operation standards for limited use public water systems.

Limited Use Public Water Systems-Forms

Application for Limited Use and Multifamily Water System-49KB

Application for Limited Use Commercial Water System-55KB

Application for Limited Use Public Water System-99KB

Application for Variance from Chapter 64E-8, F.A.C.-129KB