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Environmental Health Department

Liquid Waste

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The purpose of this program is to prevent the spread of disease and environmental contamination by ensuring proper handling and disposal of sewage effluent. State law requires regulation of septage pumper trucks and yards, and chemical toilets. Local ordinances and standards govern construction, permitting and inspection of package treatment plants; and the construction, repair and destruction of on-site septic systems.

Authority
California Health and Safety Code Sections 117415-117420; Ordinance Code of San Joaquin County Section 9-1110.
Funding
Construction, Destruction and Repair Permit Fees, Annual Operating Permit Fees for Package Wastewater Treatment Plants, Hourly Rate and Service Fees.
Clients/Customers
Home Owners, Business Owners/Operators, Real Estate Developers, Liquid Waste Haulers, Septic Contractors, POTWs, General Public.
Workload
Approximately 828 Septic Permits, 28 Treatment Plants, 58 Pumper Trucks and Yards, 587 Chemical Toilets.
Information Contact
 Contact     Title      Phone      Assigned Area 
Naseem Ahmed
     Registered Environmental Health Specialist     (209) 468-3436

Sukhreet Kaur     Environmental Health Specialist     (209) 953-7868 
Daria Afonskaia     Environmental Health Specialist     (209) 468-3443 
Aaron Gooderham     Environmental Health Specialist     (209) 468-3442 
Cesar Ruvalcaba     Registered Environmental Health Specialist     (209) 953-6213 
Jeff Wong     Lead Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist     (209) 468-0335 
Michael Kith     Program Coordinator, REHS          (209) 468-3444