Director: Gary Chapple, BS, REHS Phone: (260) 449-7530 FAX: (260) 449-3010 Email: gary.chapple@allencounty.us
Location: 200 E. Berry St., Suite 360, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
Meet the Staff: Mark Herber, REHS, Asst. Director; Kathy Doseck, REHS, Plan Review Coord.; Jack Gensic, Env. Health Specialist; John McCue, Env. Health Specialist; Mike Jones, Env. Technician; Alyssa Walker, Env. Technician; Melissa Woodworth, Support Staff

Water Quality

Water Quality Diseases/Concerns

For general information on water-borne diseases, please click here

Specific Contaminants

Bacteria

Protozoa

Viruses

Chemicals

 Drinking Water

For more information on private drinking water wells,click here  

Bottled Water

  • Visit the FDA site for more information on the different types of waters. Click here for an article on Bottled Water regulation.
  • Read the label on your bottled water. This label can tell you about the way the bottled water is treated.
  • Check the label for a 1-800 number or web page address of the company that bottled the water. This may be a place to get further infomation. 

For more information on bottled water, click here.

 

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  • Inspectors remove the lid on a distribution box during a maintenance inspection of a type of septic system called a flood dosed trench system.
  • During a maintenance inspection, inspectors must check the components of a septic system to see that it is working properly.
  • During a maintenance inspection of a septic system, inspectors must check the components of the system such as the pump float to see that it is working properly.
  • nspector Jack Gensic takes a sample of effluent to see if a septic system is working properly.
  • Mark Herber collects samples of effluent from a drainage pipe.
  • Mark Herber inspects a tile outlet to see if there is a problem with the system.
  • Inspector Josh Blauvelt inspects an elevated mound system during installation.
  • Inspector Josh Blauvelt uses a measuring device to check the sludge levels of a septic tank as part of an Allen County Onsite Wastewater Management District inspection.
  • Inspector Jack Gensic inspects the pump of a septic system as part of an Allen County Onsite Wastewater Management District inspection.
  • Inspector Jack Gensic cleans equipment with a bleach solution.
  • Inspector Jack Gensic uses GPS device to map components of a septic system.
  • Inspector Jack Gensic uses a GPS device to map components of a septic system.
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An hour of vigorous swimming will burn up to 650 calories. It burns off more calories than walking or biking.