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 Incident244101065735176327370
Oil Field Incident55601141137108628758699118
Solid Waste6651931461944152475776576948
Underground Injection Wells30001007558040
Underground Storage Tank30600136243673705319120
Waste Water Permitting591374543181101301222372153
ProgramActive Facilities
Asbestos252
Drinking Water379
SolidWaste2,135
Underground Injection Wells687
Underground Storage Tank882
Waste Water Program3,256
YearNumber
202230
202185
202085
201995
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.