WA State DOH: COVID-19 Statistics
County Offices and Community Updates

Skamania County COVID-19 cases as of 5/5/2020:
Confirmed cases: 3
Deaths: 0


Solid and Hazardous Waste

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children-recyclePublic Works – Solid Waste

Solid Waste Program Goals

  1. Protect public and environmental health through proactive Solid & Hazardous waste programs, policies, and procedures; to coordinate this work with the community and other agencies; and to be sensitive to changing community needs.
  2. Emphasize pollution prevention, and waste minimization, reuse, and recycling in all Solid & Hazardous Waste Program activities. Through effective education and regulation, ensure that solid and hazardous wastes that cannot be minimized, reused or recycles are managed to protect human health and the environment.
  3. recyclingReduce the risk to groundwater from wastes generated by commercial/industrial facilities served by on-site sewage disposal systems.
  4. Promote interagency coordination in relevant areas of Solid & Hazardous Waste technical assistance, education, compliance, and enforcement.

The Solid & Hazardous Waste Program governs the licensing, handling, treatment, storage, transportation, and disposal of solid and hazardous waste in Skamania County. These regulations include both local Board of Health Ordinances and Washington State Department of Ecology Regulations.

Washington Department of Ecology Regulations