Limited Use Drinking Water Systems & Well Construction Activities
Limited Use Public Water Systems (public water systems which are not covered by the Safe Drinking Water Act) and multi-family water systems are regulated by the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County (DOH - St. Johns). Our staff regularly inspects new construction and operation of Limited Use Public Water Systems and multi-family water system within St. Johns County, Florida.
The construction of private and commercial drinking water supply wells is regulated by Chapter 62-532 and Chapter 40C-3 of the Florida Administrative Code. On behalf of St. Johns River Water Management District, DOH - St. Johns Staff review and issue permits for the construction, abandonment, and repair of wells (used for environmental monitoring, potable drinking water, and irrigation) that are less than 6 inches in diameter. For more information on wells, please visit the Florida Department of Health Drinking Water Website.
- Permit & Service Fees
- Related Florida Statutes (FS) & Administrative Codes (FAC)
- Helpful Links
Permit & Service Fee information is available by calling DOH-St. Johns Environmental Health.
FS and FAC for Limited Use Water Systems and Well Construction
- Limited-Use Water Systems: Chapter 64E-8 (PDF, 126KB), Florida Administrative Code
- Well Construction: Chapter 62-532 , Florida Administrative Code
- Chapter 40C-3 (PDF, 310KB), Florida Administrative Code
Hard copies are also available for review at DOH-St. Johns Environmental Health.