Environmental Services is to provide professional information, accurate and reliable data, and industrial oversight to City of Huntsville citizens, staff, and regulatory agencies in order for them to make informed decisions, maintain regulatory compliance, and protect public health and the environment.
The Environmental Services Division is responsible for monitoring Wastewater Treatment Plant effluent in accordance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for the City of Huntsville's three treatment plants. In addition, this division performs process control analysis to assist in wastewater operations. The Environmental Services Division also monitors the biological sanitary conditions of the drinking water system, administers the Industrial Pretreatment program, and develops and maintains the Industrial Storm Water Permits. These programs are administered in accordance with the standards established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC), and City Ordinances.