Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Services

Southwest District Health’s (SWDH) Environmental Health Services oversees a number of programs relating to the health and the environment within Canyon, Gem, Payette, Washington, Owyhee, and Adams counties.

Programs include:

  • License and inspect food establishments including mobile and temporary food booths, investigation of foodborne illness outbreaks and complaints, and teaching of food safety education classes
  • Inspection of daycare centers
  • Investigate communicable and/or infections disease outbreaks
  • Issue of permits for subsurface wastewater disposal systems (Septic Systems)
  • Evaluate subdivisions for design and placement of septic systems
  • License and inspect public swimming pools
  • Evaluate nuisance complaints
  • Monitor small public water systems

Contact us at:

To request copies of completed septic permits Click Here.

Environmental Health Services

Caldwell Office
Phone: 208-455-5400
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Email: Olivia.Howard@phd3.idaho.gov

Request Environmental Health Records:

To request environmental health records, please fill out the public records request form Click Here and submit via e-mail to Olivia.Howard@phd3.idaho.gov.

To file an Environmental Health complaint:

To file a complaint please call 208-455-5400


Contact us through our Complaint page.