What should I do if the Water Well Program Coordinator rejects my variance request?
If your variance request has been rejected, then you may make a written request for a hearing with the Board of Health Hearings Committee. The Hearings Committee, under Lake County Code, Chapter 176, will consider hardship and will either approve or reject the application based on all information and recommendations provided. If the Hearings Committee denies your request, you may appeal their decision to the Board of Health.

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1. What methods of water well construction are used in Lake County?
2. What is the main difference between the two methods?
3. What should I do after I have hired a water well contractor?
4. I am having difficulty installing my water well at the minimal distance from sources of contamination. What should I do?
5. What should I do if the Water Well Program Coordinator rejects my variance request?
6. What should I do after the water well has been installed?
7. What should I do if my water analysis comes back unsatisfactory?
8. Do I need a treatment system for my water supply?
9. I have an existing water well and just installed a new well or connected to a public water supply. What should I do with the existing water well?
10. Can water wells be shared by two or more houses?
11. How often should I have my water well tested?
12. How healthy is your well water?