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City of Houston Environmental Health Division » Environmental Resource Guide

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City of Houston Environmental Health Division

Work Houston Health Department 8000 North Stadium Drive Houston TX 77054 Website: City of Houston Environmental Health Division Website


Purpose: HDHHS’ Environmental Health Services division provides a variety of programs and services relating to air and water pollution, occupational health and food establishments.


Patrick Key, Assistant Director

Stephen Williams
Houston Health Department Director


Programs: The Environmental Health Division provides three main programs, which provide support and education to the community, and responds to complaints:

Bureau of Community and Children’s Environmental Health-childhood lead poisoning, indoor air quality, occupational health, medical waste, radiation compliance and smoking.(832) 393-5141

Bureau of Pollution Control and Prevention-air and water quality, landfills, industrial and municipal wastewater treatment plants, illegal dumping, illicit discharges and storage of solid/hazardous waste.
(832) 393-5730

Bureau of Consumer Health Services-food safety, swimming pool safety, charitable food services, and special waste and complaints.
(832) 393-5100

The CEC has a searchable, web-based version of the Environmental Resource Guide. You may also download older versions of the printed guide below.

Archived Resource Guides