Jones County Environmental Health                     


105 Broadway Place, Suite 11

Anamosa, Iowa 52205

Paula Hart - Administrator


Phone: 319-462-4715

Fax: 319-462-5302

Board of Health Members

Dr. Kirk Kilburg

Dennis Coon 

Jane Ortgies - Vice Chairperson

Wayne Manternach - County Supervisor

Lyle Theisen - Chairperson

Water Testing
Real Estate Transfers: $25, or $35 if county takes sample

Rural Homeowners: Free; County personnel may test once a year with grant fund availability or homeowners can pay $25 to do the test on their own.

Please contact office for more information or select correct form below and submit.

Water test $25 fee
County water test request


View swimming pool inspections for all licensed pools in Jones County. This site also contains Linn County Pools.

View Septic System completion reports, maps, photos.

Instructions on how to navigate website:


To limit exposure to the

COVID-19 our office is closed to the public until further notice but will continue to provide assistance by phone or email, or put any paperwork in outside dropbox.

Limited in-person appointments may be available.

Water testing will be limited, please call for more information.


**The office is located in the upper level in the building across from the old hospital 

This is a one person department therefore the office may need to be closed at times.  Feel free to call ahead at 319-462-4715 or email

Thank you

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