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This section is responsible for routine inspections as well as inquiries and complaints regarding their areas of expertise. User fees are in effect for many of the services provided by the Environmental Health Division.

Onsite Wastewater and Private Water Supplies

  • Onsite Wastewater Systems,
  • Individual Water Supplies and Public Swimming Pools,
  • Rabies Clinics,
  • Solid Waste, and
  • Tattoo Establishments.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Site/soil evaluations for the purpose of installing new on-site septic tank systems and for the repair of existing septic tank systems (includes layout of system).
  2. Site evaluations for the issuance of new drinking water well permits. Watch well grouts and collect water samples from new wells.
  3. Maintains registration list of all septic tank contractors doing work in Cumberland County.
  4. Does inspections of new septic tank systems. Inspections of existing systems for repairs.
  5. Draws septic tank system layout on plot plans as requested.
  6. Consults with engineers, soil scientists, builders, etc. concerning layout and design of septic tank systems.
  7. Does routine inspections of certain types of septic tank systems.
  8. Does inspections of some private water wells (as requested).
  9. Collects water samples from private water wells as requested.
  10. Issues occupancy permits for those manufactured homes that are placed on individual lots before electrical services are energized.
  11. Investigates all complaints associated with this section.
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NCDHHS Environmental Health Section
Wells and Wastewater is located in the Historic Courthouse Basement at 130 Gillespie Street 

 Wells & Wastewater Staff

Ajmal Heshaam
EH Soil Scientist

 

Large Systems
Onsite Wastewater

910-433-3684
aheshaam@co.cumberland.nc.us 

Tom Turturro
EH Program Specialist

Tattoos
Demolition
Vector Control

910-321-6580
tomturturro@co.cumberland.nc.us

Fred Thomas
EH Program Specialist

Well Program
Onsite Wastewater
Pools

910-433-3692
fthomas@co.cumberland.nc.us

Celestine Raineri-Smith
EH Specialist
910-433-3685
cmaldonado@co.cumberland.nc.us
Charlene Lee
Processing Assistant IV
910-433-3668
clee@co.cumberland.nc.us
   

Contact Us

1235 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone:  910-433-3600
Fax: 910-433-3659

Interim Director: Rodney Jenkins

Environmental Health

Director: Daniel Ortiz
dortiz@co.cumberland.nc.us
Phone: 910-433-3688
  910-433-3680
Food & Lodging
Phone: 910-433-3618
  910-433-3622
Onsite Wells & Wastewater
Phone: 910-433-3668
  910-433-3667
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