Individual Water Systems

Individual wells provide water to 24% of Clark County residents.  Our staff provide resources and answer questions on water quality issues, how to disinfect water systems and protection of well source from surface activities.

Below you will find all the forms, and informational guides to assist in the drinking water and wells process. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions by emailing us or calling during regular business hours 564.397.8428.

Water quality testing

New and replacement individual wells must be tested for water quality (Coliform bacteria, arsenic, and nitrate). Applicants are responsible for having  water samples collected for analysis by a Washington State Certified Laboratory.  Some local laboratories are listed on the Service Provider list.

Well and WAVE documents

To apply for a WAVE (water adequacy and verification evaluation), submit all of the items listed on the WAVE Submittal Materials Checklist along with a completed Water Services Application. You will be notified of the evaluation results within 10-15 business days. Be aware, Clark County Community Development often requires a WAVE by Clark County Public Health prior to the issuance of building permits.

How to apply

Clark County Environmental Health
PO Box 9825
Vancouver, WA 98666

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