Bureau of Environmental Health Services - Water Treatment System Registration


Water Treatment System Registration Update

On April 21, 2022, Governor Kim Reynolds Senate File 2232 (SF 2232) relating to the sale, lease or rental of water treatment systems in the state of Iowa as outlined in 641-IAC Chapter 14. Beginning January 1, 2023, registration by the department is no longer required to sell a water treatment systems in Iowa. 641-IAC Chapter 14 has been rescinded. In addition, SF 2232 amended Iowa Code Section 714.16, which states that it is now unlawful for a person to sell, lease, rent, or advertise the sale, lease, or rental of a water treatment system in this state, for which claims or representations related to the removal of health-related contaminants are made, unless a certification body accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) certifies all health-related contaminants.  

For more information, contact:

  • Mindy Uhle (515) 499-1395

The American National Standards Institute and the National Sanitation Foundation  perform product testing, inspection, and certification of water treatment devices and systems guidance on water treatment systems.

You can find a list of ANSI accredited third party certification bodies here.