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Division of Environmental Health Services
The Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is dedicated to improving the quality of life by protecting public health, promoting
safety and preventing environmental hazards so those who reside, visit and invest can prosper and achieve well-being.
Did you know private wells and septic systems may become damaged during a wildfire, leading to well-water contamination and malfunctioning of wastewater systems?
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During a major disaster, water, sewer, and natural gas lines can rupture and break. Also, electrical and power supply lines are often broken and services interrupted. Given these potential problems, the following guidelines should be followed:
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If you have food that is damaged due to fire. The following checklist provides information on food salvaging operations for retail food facilities after having a fire or impact from smoke or ash damage.
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