Working for the health of the people in Okanogan County  
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For Public Health emergancies after hours call 911. To report septic violations, food safety violations or illegal dumping contact us at 509-422-7140

Water Testing Information


Public Health is slowing the spread of Covid-19
Effective Immediately
We will be closed to the public until further notice
If you have any questions
Call: (509) 422-7140


We have set up a station inside our front door so that Water Tests can be dropped off, test bottles are also available there.

  • Coliform/Bacteria
    • Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m - $35.00 each

  • Nitrate (MUST be kept cold/on ice)
    • Monday - Wednesday 7:30 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m - $35.00 each

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Please do not attempt to send water samples through the mail as they are too old to process when they arrive. If you have any questions regarding the above information, please call (509) 422-7140.

  Water Runs - For your convenience we have arranged for a water sample pickup service at the city halls listed below. You may drop off your samples according to the following schedule:

**Effective until further notice all Water Runs have been Canceled **

Please Note: If nitrate samples are left at the city halls for pickup, they MUST be kept cold, either by refrigeration or by leaving them on ice. 

Department of Ecology Well Log Database Link:

Link to SENTRY for informaiton on public water systems:

For more information about water adequacy or  testing please call (509) 422-7140.


1234 S. 2nd Ave.
P.O. Box 231
Okanogan, WA 98840
(509) 422-7140



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