New or Changed Rules

New rules are those defined as effective within the last two calendar years and administered by the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality. New changes to existing rules are also included.

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There are none at this time.

Surface Water

There are none at this time.

Waste Water

Servicing of Septic or Holding Tanks, Privies, or Portable Restroom rules - NDAC 33-21-02 were updated in 2013.

Special Projects

Standards of Quality for Waters of the State - NDAC 33-16-02.1 were updated in 2024.

For further information on new or existing rules, please call the Division of Water Quality at 701-328-5210 or email the Department at