Environmental Health and Engineering
Samir M. Elmir, PhD, PE, BCEE, CEHP
Samir M. Elmir, PhD, PE, DEE, CEHP is the Director of the Division of Environmental Health and Engineering of the Miami Dade County Health Department.
Environmental Health and Engineering Services are designed to assure a safe and healthy environment for Miami-Dade County. Services include monitoring, education, and regulation activities that serve to prevent diseases of environmental origin and improve the quality of life in our community.
1. Drinking Water Programs
-Drinking Water Systems
-Public and Private Wells
2. Food Hygiene
3. Group Care
4. Beach Monitoring
5. Swimming Pools and Bathing Places
6. Septic Tanks and Sewage Systems
7. Trailer Parks and Migrant Camps
8. Biomedical Waste
-Sharps and biomedical waste disposal
9. Emergency Preparedness
10. Industrial Hygiene
-Mold and Mildew
Miami-Dade County Government
If you have questions about any of the programs or need information about environmental health issues, please contact one of the following Environmental Health Services offices.
Golden Glades Office
1725 NW 167th Street
Miami, FL 33056
Phone: (305) 623-3500
Fax: (305) 623-3645
Emergency and After Hours: (305) 324-2400
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Septic Tank Office
PIC Center 11805 SW 26 ST
Miami, FL 33175
Phone: (786) 315-2444
Fax: (786) 315-2090.
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM