Environmental Health

The Environmental Health division administers the Rice County Sewage and Wastewater Treatment Ordinance, which involves reviewing individual and community wastewater treatment system designs, issuing permits for those systems and inspecting the installation of the systems to ensure code requirements are met.

Other Responsibilities


The Environmental Health division also becomes involved in:
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Grant Programs
  • Public Health Nuisance Complaints
  • Solid Waste Issues, Air Quality Issues
  • Water Quality Issues
For questions or concerns relating to Environmental Health, please contact Marilee DeGroot,  507-332-6170 or by email.