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Sewage Disposal: The Health District ensures that septic tanks and other on-site sewage disposal systems are properly planned, installed and operated to prevent the spread of disease. For additional information refer to Septic System Permits. Contact: 455-5400.

Waste Disposal: Southwest District Health (SWDH), Environmental Health Services regulates Waste Disposal, in cooperation with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ), by approving the Operation and Maintenance Manuals and conducting the annual inspections at each of the four municipal and numerous non-municipal facilities located in SWDH service area.

Non-Municipal sites can be Construction & Demolition Landfills but usually take the form of Transfer Stations (Tier II), facilities that accept household waste for the purpose of shipping the waste to a Sanitary Landfill.

Below are the locations for the Construction & Demolition Landfill and the Transfer Stations located in SWDH service area by County.

  • Jack Ass Gulch Construction & Demolition Landfill, Gem County Idaho
  • Jack Ass Gulch Transfer Station, Gem County Idaho
  • Ola Collection Site, Gem County Idaho
  • Gem County Transfer Station Montour, Gem County Idaho
  • New Meadows Transfer Site, Adams County Idaho
  • Washington County Transfer Station/Midvale, Washington County Idaho
  • Washington County Transfer Station/Weiser, Washington County Idaho
  • Homedale Transfer Station, Owyhee County Idaho
  • Opaline Tipping Station, Owyhee County Idaho
  • Clay Peak Construction & Demolition Landfill, Payette County Idaho
  • Lake Lowell Avenue Construction and Demolition Landfill (Nampa City Use Only), Canyon County
Attached are related links that may be useful:

Waste Management and Remediation including: Regulation of landfills in Idaho; including Statutes, Rules Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, Non-Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Management facilities in Idaho, Transfer Stations in Idaho, Wood or Mill Yard Debris facilities in Idaho, delegated responsibilities, Recycling in Idaho; including frequently asked questions, and related links:
Idaho DEQ Waste Management Remediation

For further information you may contact your local SWDH office.