Water Quality

This website provides information on the City of Wichita's Water Quality Section under Public Works and Utilities. The primary functions of Water Quality are:

  • Permitting and inspection of water wells within the city limits.
  • Testing of personal use water wells for nitrates and bacteria.
  • Conduct inspections of existing water wells when the wells have been reconstructed, decommissioned (abandoned), or when the property is offered for a transfer of ownership.
  • Processing/Permitting of private Sewage Facility Applications/Permits for installation of, or replacement of, or an addition to an on-site waste disposal system.
  • Conduct inspections of all regulated (public and semi-public) swimming pools, spa pools, wading pools, and recreational water features to ensure compliance with City regulations that are designed to protect public health.
  • Review plans and specifications for the construction of all regulated swimming pools, spa pools, wading pools, and recreational water features to ensure compliance with the city code.
  • Review of proposed plats to ensure compliance with city well and on-site wastewater disposal system codes.