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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

Region 6 South Central Water Enforcement

The Water Enforcement Branch assures compliance and takes appropriate enforcement action against facilities for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) within EPA Region 6. The staff performs technical, scientific, and administrative reviews and evaluations necessary to enforce National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, Public Water Supply (PWS), and Underground Injection Control (UIC) programs.

Clean Water Act Action Plan site — This plan was written to enhance transparency regarding clean water enforcement performance at federal and state levels, to strengthen that performance, and to transform EPA’s water quality and compliance information systems. Ideas from the public were solicited to encompass a broad range of perspectives. Outreach to states, tribes, community groups, industry and environmental organizations ensured an opportunity for participation in the forum. The link above is to the EPA headquarters page that further discuss the plan.

National Information

Enforcement Compliance History Online Report a Violation Badge See EPA Fugitives

Clean Water Act

Safe Drinking Water Act

The following is the Water Enforcement Branch mailing address and phone numbers.

EPA Region 6
Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Division
Water Enforcement (6EN-W)
1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75202-2733

Jerry Saunders, Associate Director
Main Branch Phone: (214) 665-6468
24 Hour Noncompliance Hotline: (214) 665-6595
Offshore Hotline: (214) 665-6593
Fax: (214) 665-2168

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Links to Other Enforcement Programs:

South Central Air/Toxics Enforcement works with state, local and tribal governments, other federal agencies, businesses and community groups to implement and enforce the CAA regulations.

South Central Hazardous Waste Enforcement provides guidance on all aspects of managing hazardous wastes and chemical substances; and offer compliance assistance to citizens, facilities, States, and Tribes.

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