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Childhood Lead Poisioning Prevention Week
Lead poisoning can seriously affect a child’s brain and nervous system. It can cause learning and behavioral problems. A blood lead test is the only way to identify lead poisoning in children. "The purpose of this campaign is to remind parents that lead poisoning can be detrimental to young children’s health and development. It's important for parents to ask their child’s doctor about lead testing
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to help ensure they have a safe holiday.
10/20/2017 2:54:00 PM
Recent Cannabis Raid a Reminder that Unpermitted Growing Operations are Illegal
A recent multi-agency raid on multiple illegal cannabis growing operations in south Monterey County is a reminder that there are restrictions on cultivating cannabis in Monterey County. Engaging in cannabis-related activity in violation of County laws is subject to law enforcement action.
10/16/2017 9:43:00 AM
Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Environmental Health Review Services is responsible to ensure that all wastewater treatment facilities in Monterey County that discharge treated sewage effluent to the ground surface are in compliance with Monterey County Code, Chapter 15.23, SEWAGE TREATMENT AND RECLAMATION FACILITIES. The purpose of this chapter is to minimize the potential nitrate impact on groundwater supplies from land disposal by sewage treatment operations within Monterey County. All applicable facilities must maintain an annual operating permit with the Environmental Health Bureau and submit a quarterly report which demonstrates the net impact to the groundwater aquifers will not exceed that of effluent containing six mg/1 nitrate-nitrogen.