COVID 19 Environmental Compliance

COVID-19 Environmental Compliance Information

CUPA Program, Liquid Waste, Drinking Water, Medical Waste, Solid Waste, LOP

Sacramento County Environmental Compliance Division (EC) is dedicated to providing regulated businesses in Sacramento County with the information, resources, and guidance needed to operate safely and in compliance with state and local requirements.

EC will comply with Public Health Orders and take the necessary precautions to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure and transmission to its staff and the public during field inspections. These precautions include staff training, assessing staff for symptoms, and providing staff with personal protective equipment.

Face Covering

Face coverings are required to be worn when inside any public space, and outside when six feet social distancing cannot be maintained.  Face covering requirements and exemptions can be found in the California Department of Public Health Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings.

Call (916) 875-8550 for questions, concerns, or to speak with a specialist.

For general COVID-19 information, visit SacCounty.net/COVID-19 or call the COVID-19 Hotline, (916) 875-2400.

Facility Cleaning and Disinfection

Hazardous Materials Incident Response Team

Staff will respond to 3-1-1 complaints, hazardous materials and waste spills. To report a violation or complaint, dial 3-1-1 or file a report online: 311.saccounty.net​

Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste 

Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste inspections have resumed.  Facilities will be contacted by the district specialist to schedule an inspection.

Due to the impacts from COVID-19, businesses may be unable to dispose of hazardous waste within the allowed accumulation timeframes.

Medical Waste

Inspections have resumed. Facilities will be contacted by the district specialist to schedule an inspection.

Staff will respond to medical waste complaints. To report a violation or complaint: dial 3-1-1 or file a report online:: 311.saccounty.net

Small Public Drinking Water Systems

Staff will analyze water sample test result data for presence of acute contamination and respond to water infrastructure complaints. Staff will continue to inspect water systems to ensure water quality and safe infrastructure. To report a violation or complaint: dial 3-1-1 or file a report online: 311.saccounty.net

For other small public drinking water system inquiries, email: FloydM@SacCounty.net

Drinking Water Wells

Staff will respond to water well complaints, and inspect sanitary seal placement for new wells and destruction of old wells. To report a violation or complaint: dial 3-1-1 or file a report online: 311.saccounty.net​

For inquiries regarding drinking water wells, email Wells@SacCounty.net

To request a water well construction or destruction inspection, call (916) 875-8524 

Wastewater Treatment / Septic Systems

Staff will respond to onsite wastewater treatment infrastructure and surfacing sewage complaints, as well as inspect septage hauling vehicles (pumper truck inspections). To report a violation or complaint: dial 3-1-1 or file a report online: 311.saccounty.net

For inquiries regarding septic systems, email SepticInfo@SacCounty.net 

To request a septic system inspection, plot plan approval, or building permit hold release, call (916) 875-1500.

Solid Waste

Staff will respond to solid waste related complaints and analyze methane gas monitoring data to ensure below explosive levels. To report a violation or complaint: dial 3-1-1 or file a report online: 311.saccounty.net

Call (916) 875-8550 for questions, concerns, or to speak with a specialist.

For general COVID-19 information, visit SacCounty.net/COVID-19 or call the COVID-19 Hotline, (916) 875-2400.

For general inquiries call: (916) 875-8484

For Covid-19 complaints call: 311 or (916) 875-4311

Or visit the Sacramento County 311 Connect website at: https://311.saccounty.net/