SJBPH’s Environmental Health (EH) program protects, promotes, and enhances the health and well-being of the public and the environment by:
- Assessing and mitigating environmental health risks
- Providing educational opportunities
- Creating community partnerships
- Collaborating with other agencies
Environmental Health Services
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SJBPH’s Environmental Health (EH) protects the health of children, patrons, and staff in Colorado’s child care facilities and retail food establishments.
SJBPH’s Environmental Health (EH) program is the regulatory authority for on-site wastewater treatment system (OWTS) permitting in Archuleta, La Plata, and San Juan counties.
SJBPH’s Water Lab provides water testing for La Plata County residents. Water Bacteriology testing determines the absence or presence of Total Coliform and E.Coli bacteria.
SJBPH’s Surface and Drinking Water program provides surveillance of ground water and surface water conditions in La Plata County and San Juan County.