Environmental Health

Environmental Health Services

Application & Information for a Health Department "Permit to Operate"

Many types of establishments, facilities and activities in Cattaraugus County require a permit issued by the Cattaraugus County Health Department.  The downloads below contain information and applications to get you started in obtaining a permit. Read more

Water Testing Services Information

The documents below contain information regarding water testing services available to residents of Cattaraugus County and educational information on how to interpret your results.

The "CCHD Certified Water Testing Services Price Sheet" contains a list of all potable water testing services available through the Cattaraugus County Health Department Laboratory.

The "Coliform Bacteria Brochure" contains information regarding bacteriological testing (the standard test for potability).  This brochure aims to help interpret the results of your water sample. Read more

E.coli Awareness

Public awareness about E. coli bacteria was raised back in 1999 and 2000 due to national news reports of two waterborne disease outbreaks associated with a specific pathogenic strain of E. coli known as 0157:H7. Read more

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