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 Samples2862713514279561,1361,0971,1771,0691,212585316
Chemistry Tests Completed6,6253,5075,3284,96319,33027,93726,51427,20425,44723,84710,6438,115
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
Environmental Incident3401506242257351763233741
Oil Field Incident64533210873108628756627866
Solid Waste6443334492735152475773514739
Underground Injection Wells38113337558020
Underground Storage Tank32600129333573705319121
Waste Water Permitting56988924501061301222370154
ProgramActive Facilities
Asbestos252
Drinking Water381
Environmental Incident15
Oil Field Incident48
SolidWaste2,115
Underground Injection Wells688
Underground Storage Tank875
Waste Water Program3,210
YearNumber
202175
202084
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.