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
Air Permitting7400000003928430
Asbestos1000000000100
Environmental Incident3601506222255307945182741
Oil Field Incident6563311056193588590837166
Solid Waste5893334492735150285759315036
Underground Injection Wells521133375226010
Underground Storage Tank373001293335351157438121
Waste Water Permitting46388824388994736523294
X-Ray4410000001110958
ProgramActive Facilities
Air Permitting1,014
Asbestos252
Drinking Water382
Environmental Incident94
Oil Field Incident209
SolidWaste1,695
Underground Injection Wells687
Underground Storage Tank877
Waste Water Program3,217
X-Ray709
YearNumber
202148
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.