The Riverside County Department of Environmental Health is a full-service department that is dedicated to protecting the health of people and the environment in Riverside County. To learn more about programs that the Department oversees please visit the Our Services page.

Latest News

California Edition Host Brad Pomerance interviews Riverside County Vector Control’s Keith Jones about an upcoming measure to fund the area’s vector control program. Click here to view the video on it original site.

 Vector Control Benefit Assessment Ballots Have Been Mailed

5/22/2015 - Property owners in the central/southern unincorporated areas of Riverside County currently serviced by our Vector Control Program will be receiving ballots in their mail soon. Please click here to get more information about this benefit assessment. If you have any questions contact us at (951)358-5172


Graywater Regulations

5/19/2015 - Chapter 16A establishes minimum requirements for the installation of graywater systems in occupancies regulated by the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Click on the link to read the full chapter.   


Fee Ordinance No. 640 Establishing Environmental Health Service Fees is Amended

4/15/15 - Amendments to Riverside County Ordinance 640.14 go into effect on the 1st of July, adjusting permit fees. Please click here for current fee information. 

Water Conservation During Extreme Drought

4/1/2015 - Click here for swimming pools and here for restaurants to get tips on conserving water in one of California's most severe droughts. 


Reduce Hunger and Stop Food Waste

6/11/14 - This bulletin provides information on how restaurants and other food facilities can donate unused food.  Click here to read about how to donate your unused food today and make a difference in your community!