Water, Well & Septic

We issue permits and inspect private septic systems, private wells, and non-storm wastewater discharge sites. We do this work to protect county surface and groundwater resources from contamination.

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Non-Storm Water Discharge Licenses

Find out how to get a license for non-storm wastewater going into the City of Madison storm sewer system, lakes and streams.

Pool Licensing

Find information on getting a swimming pool, spa, or water attraction license, and resources for pool operators.

Sanitary Permits (for private septic systems)

Learn how to get a sanitary permit for private septic systems.

Well Location Permit

Find out how to get a well location permit for a private well.

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