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Welcome to the Grundy County Environmental Health Office

Carie Steinbron, County Sanitarian
706 G Avenue
Grundy Center IA 50638
[email protected]


General Information about Environmental Health:

  • Issues septic and well permits
  • Administers Grants-To-Counties funds for water testing, well plugging and well rehabilitation
  • Work with the local Board of Health on Environmental Health Topics
  • Educates the public on Environmental Health Topics

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Issue septic system permits including soil probe testing, soil analysis, site analysis, and compliance with IAC Ch. 69.
  • Issue new private well water permits including compliance with IAC Ch. 49.
  • Assist homeowners with plugging abandoned wells including compliance with IAC Ch. 39.
  • Assist well contractors with rehabilitating old wells including compliance with IAC Ch. 49.
  • Distribute state Grants to counties funds.
  • Perform well water testing at no charge to the homeowner and follow-up education on well water quality.
  • Educate public about EH topics like West Nile Virus & Chronic wasting disease.
  • Post public notices and take public input about construction of CAFOs