Delaware County, Iowa - Water and Sanitation

Contact Information

 Alex Linderwell



Delaware County Courthouse 301 E Main StreetManchester,

Iowa 52057


Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Water Testing Monday Wednesday


(563) 927-5925  


Water and Sanitation

Water and Sanitation Department is responsible for the permitting of, and the inspection of, private septic systems in the Delaware County. 

  • Delaware County adopted and enforces Chapter 69 of the Iowa D.N.R.
  • Water & Sanitation is responsible for private well water testing & well permits
  • This service is provided by grant money obtained from the Iowa D.N.R.


     Services include:

  • Onsite Waste Water Permits
  • Private Well Water Permits
  • Private Well Water Testing
  • Well Plugging Assistance