Waste Water/Time of Transfer

The Environmental Health Program regulates private on-site waste treatment systems, provides new septic system inspections, administers the Time of Transfer septic inspection program, and reviews waste treatment plans in connection with rezoning and subdivision requests in Black Hawk County.

Low interest loans may be available to replace inadequate, existing, private onsite sewer systems through the
 OnSite Wastewater Assistance Program (OSWAP)

Buying or selling a property in Black Hawk County with a septic system? Check out the requirements of the Time of Transfer Septic System Inspection Program

List of Certified Septic Contractors in Black Hawk County as of January 2015

Septic System Care (cleaning and pumping)

How to Perform a Perc Test


Other Links

Iowa DNR Onsite Wastewater Program

Regulations for Private Septic Systems in Iowa (Chapter 69)


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