Department of Environmental Protection - Reading District Office

Department of Environmental Protection - Reading District Office


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General Information
Description of ServiceServices include:
- Air Quality Program handles issues regulated by the Clean Air Act. (i.e., asbestos removal, air pollution, odor, demolition, VOC emissions)
- Water Supply Management oversees all public water supplies, and bottled water plants
- Waste Management deals with hazardous and solid waste clean up, recycling and disposal issues
- Water Quality/Management works with the city and county governments to provide evaluation of sewage disposal management
- Conducts sewer planning reviews, including new county subdivisions
- Water testing kits available for purchase
- Offers a Radon Hotline to answer questions on what radon is, how to test, and remediation methods and services

The Eating and Drinking program formerly handled by this office has been transferred to the PA Department of Agriculture. Also, the Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools. Contact the Reading office at 610-378-4377.
LocationBerks
Geographical AreaBerks; Reading
Intake ProcedureTelephone, walk-in
 
Client Information
EligibilityNo limitations
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFees for permits vary; $10 fee for water test kits
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-916-0100
Physical Site Address 1 1005 Cross Roads Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19605
Main Phone 610-916-0100
Hotline Phone 800-237-2366 Radon Hotline
Emergency/After Hours Phone 877-333-1904 Environmental Emergency
Other Phone 717-657-4585 Harrisburg Regional Office
Web Address www.depweb.state.pa.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Affiliated Program: Department of Environmental Protection - Reading District Office
This Service: Department of Environmental Protection - Reading District Office
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Air Pollution Control (JD-6500.0500)
Environmental Hazards Information (JP-6500.1900)
Safety Advisories (JR-8000)
Tap Water Testing (JP-6500.1800-850)
Water Quality Assurance (JD-6500.9500)