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 Samples1463313514279561,1361,0971,177802802793316
Chemistry Tests Completed2,9234,5125,3284,96319,33027,93726,51427,20417,87117,88719,7044,341
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 Incident5610104241352510
Oil Field Incident294021612259943251333917
Solid Waste6541931472049817511278653740
Underground Injection Wells280011020219210
Underground Storage Tank240001362430657121910
Waste Water Permitting5463745433710814067335931
ProgramActive Facilities
Asbestos252
Drinking Water379
SolidWaste2,267
Underground Injection Wells696
Underground Storage Tank873
Waste Water Program3,509
YearNumber
202279
202185
202085
201998
201899
201777
201681
2015107
2014145
201358
201237
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.