Hood County Environmental Health
Texas Commisson on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), has approved the order to allow homeowner maintenance of septic with Approved Courses.
STATE LAW REQUIRES ALL OTHER AEROBIC TREATMENT SYSTEMS- INCLUDING COMMERCIAL AND MULTI-FAMILY SYSTEMS AND RENTALS– TO CONTRACT WITH STATE APPROVED MAINTENANCE PROVIDER FOR OSSF MAINTENANCE SERVICES.
Homeowner Approved Maintenance Courses
The Following Courses are approved for purposes of homeowner Performing Maintenance on a Single Family Residential System. - Approved Homeowner Maintenance.
Please fill out an turn in OSSF Homeowner Training Completion document, along with a $20.00 annual aerobic registration fee. OSSF Homeowner Training Complete Form PDF
On-Site Sewage Facilities
On-site sewage facilities (OSSF) are commonly known as septic systems; This office provides information, education, permitting and inspection for new and existing septic systems. We also investigate complaints related to failing or improperly maintained septic systems.
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Please call 817-579-3288 for information on permitting an on-site sewage facility or to request a copy of documents related to your permitted on-site sewage facility.
This office issues permits and provides information for development in the 100 year floodplain. Flood Insurance Rate Maps may be viewed at this office. Click here for helpful information about the National Flood Insurance program.
Investigations of potential unsanitary conditions as defined in Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 341 and 343 such as:
- Accumulation of solid waste creating a public health nuisance:
- actual harborage of rodents and insects in residential areas.
- Unsanitary conditions:
- involving solid waste where rodents or insects may harbor.
Private Water Well Analysis
Water analysis of private water wells. Bacterial and chemistry. Please call 817-579-3288 for information.
Citizens Collection Station (CCS)
The CCS is located at 244 Bray Street and accepts bulk waste for a fee and recyclables free of charge. Recyclables include metal, plastics 1-5 & 7, paper, glass, oil & oil filters, antifreeze and tires, (first four tires free). We request that the tires be off the rims.
This department is not clinical and does not provide influenza shots or inoculations. For inoculations please call the Texas Department of State Health Services at 817-573-8186.