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Private Water Systems
Private waters systems are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and administered by both ODH and the Local Health Districts under Sections 3701.344 to 3701.347 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) and Chapter 3701-28 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC).
What are private water systems?
Private water systems are
Hauled water storage tank that provide potable water for human consumption and supplies water to
Fewer than fifteen (15) service connections; and
Do not regularly serve an average of at least twenty-five (25) individuals daily at least sixty (60) days of each year.
1, 2, and 3 family dwellings;
Multiple dwellings on the same or adjacent properties;
Buildings including barns, small businesses, churches, etc.; and
Small manufactured home parks and campgrounds.
A private water system includes any auxiliary water supply for a structure to supplement toilet flushing or laundry.
For information about Private Water Systems, please contact:
Gary Radabaugh, REHS
740-286-5094 ext. 2829
David Ramby, REHS
Director of E.H.
740-286-5094 ext. 2836
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