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Health Systems Protection


Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides funds to assist low-income households with water and wastewater bills.


New Plumbing Inspection Procedures

Plumbing permit holders may now e-mail plumbing inspection requests. Please provide:

  • Permit number
  • Type of inspection
  • Plumber or home owner's name
  • Inspection address and any information on accessing the property

Inspections for Kent County can be e-mailed to:

Inspections for Sussex County can be e-mailed to:


The mission of Health Systems Protection (HSP) is the protection of Delaware citizens through the monitoring and enforcement of health and safety standards as well as the prevention and control of environmental risk to human health. HSP accomplishes this mission by:

  • Working with retail food establishments to ensure safe and wholesome products are available in Delaware stores and restaurants;
  • Monitoring drinking water quality throughout Delaware;
  • Providing oversight for radiation facilities and technicians;
  • Ensuring contractors and renovators working in Delaware are using lead-safe work practices.
  • Providing consultations and information on indoor air quality;
  • Regulatory oversight of healthcare facilities throughout Delaware; and
  • An array of additional services working to improve and protect the health and safety of all Delawareans.

HSP - Programs

HSP Links

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program __________

Access to Private Restrooms Due to Eligible Medical Condition __________

Food Establishment
Inspection Reports


Drinking Water


Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA) Request


Drinking Water
Health Advisory for
Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)



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