Inspection and Enforcement Activities


For the year of 2020 there has been 266 enforcement actions to date with $830,446 in penalties assessed and $442,346 in penalties collected.


Lab Sample TypeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Chemistry Samples2862714264788221,5991,2671,2671,0691,212585316
Chemistry Tests Completed6,6253,5075,4847,10216,04033,63829,27327,27325,44723,84710,6438,115
Clinical and Bacteriology Samples88,08473,9327,41925,2043,64684,820123,13494,446130,588157,621154,179126,139
Clinical and Bacteriology Tests Completed90,88876,73411,57027,5556,36887,494125,99597,356134,235160,538156,539129,209

ProgramTotal InspectionsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Asbestos1000000000100
Environmental Incident2901506242257301634182741
Oil Field Incident63433210871104607056837166
Solid Waste5843334492735151465537315036
Underground Injection Wells451133375516010
Underground Storage Tank33500129333568625638121
Waste Water Permitting4808882438891001034623294
ProgramActive Facilities
Asbestos252
Drinking Water381
Environmental Incident61
Oil Field Incident150
SolidWaste1,998
Underground Injection Wells689
Underground Storage Tank875
Waste Water Program3,256
YearNumber
202156
202083
201995
201899
201776
201679
2015107
2014144
201358
201236
201114

Surface Water Quality Monitoring Portal

North Dakota Surface Water Quality Impairment Status - 2014 Assessed Categories

USGS ND Water Science Center, ND Basin Maps (with links to real-time data for surface water, groundwater and water quality)

Current Air Quality Index (AQI animated) from EPA AIRNow

*Note: Oil field spills less than 1 barrel that were contained on location are not required to be reported.