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Welcome to the Riverside County Department of

Environmental Health

Riverside County Department of Environmental Health is dedicated to protecting the health of people and the environment in Riverside County. To learn more about programs that the Department oversees please visit the Our Services page.

 

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Welcome To The Department Of Environmental Health

Curious about what we do in Environmental Health?  Here are some examples of how Environmental Health Specialists work to protect the health and well-being of people and the environment on a daily basis. 

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OUR MISSION

The mission of the Department of Environmental Health is to enhance the quality of life in Riverside County by implementation of effective and efficient environmental health programs to protect the public health, safety and the environment.

 

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Formal Pubic Review Notice Risk Management Plan for Partners Alliance Cold Storage 30 July 2021

Formal Pubic Review Notice Risk Management Plan for Partners Alliance Cold Storage

In accordance with California Health and Safety Code (HSC), Chapter 6.95, Article 2, Section 25535.2 and the California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Division 2, Chapter 4.5, Section 2745.2(c), notice is hereby given that the Risk Management Plan (RMP) is complete for the following site location:

2021 Chlorine Shortage – How to Optimize Your Chlorine Use 23 July 2021

2021 Chlorine Shortage – How to Optimize Your Chlorine Use

Several factors have contributed to a nationwide chlorine shortage. Below are tips to optimize your chlorine use, and chlorine alternatives to maintain your pool water clean and clear for bathers.

Effective July 1st, 2021, CalEPA has increased the annual State Surcharge 29 June 2021

Effective July 1st, 2021, CalEPA has increased the annual State Surcharge

If you are permitted for activities like storing hazardous materials, generating hazardous wastes, or maintaining underground storage tanks, you will notice a small fee change on your permit invoice.

E-Check Payments Now Accepted 29 June 2021

E-Check Payments Now Accepted

The Department of Environmental Health is now accepting E-Check payments. A $1.50 service fee will be applied.

Riverside County reopens with removal of capacity limits, distancing requirements for most businesses and events. 15 June 2021

Riverside County reopens with removal of capacity limits, distancing requirements for most businesses and events.

Riverside County, and the rest of the state, reopens today (June 15) with capacity limits and physical distancing requirements removed for most businesses and events. However, other safety measures may be needed based on the type of business or event.

Don’t Mix Pool Chemicals! 11 June 2021

Don’t Mix Pool Chemicals!

Most pool chemicals are not compatible, and when mixed can lead to fires, explosions, or chlorine gas release. Take precautions this summer to avoid accidents when cleaning or adjusting the chemicals in your pool.

California’s Harmful Algal Blooms 20 May 2021

California’s Harmful Algal Blooms

Cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) and algae occur in freshwater and estuarine waterbodies. Some algae can produce harmful compounds, such as toxins and taste and odor compounds, that cause health risks to humans and animals.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund 29 April 2021

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19

Flavored Tobacco Ban - Update 21 December 2020

Flavored Tobacco Ban - Update

Attention Tobacco Retailers – You may have read about the recent approval of Senate Bill 793, a statewide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, which was to become effective on January 1, 2021.

Information On Food And Water Well Safety Before, During And After A Power Outage Or Shut Off 2 December 2020

Information On Food And Water Well Safety Before, During And After A Power Outage Or Shut Off

How to Prepare For & What To Do During A Power Outage: A Food & Water Well Safety Guide

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