Water quality enforcement actions

Current division public notice summary, actions open for public comment and other public documents
Traditional settlement agreements, often including ongoing corrective action requirements
Agreements between the division and violators to resolve violations quickly, often with reduced penalties
Formal actions that may include cease and desist orders, clean up orders, civil penalties and other information
Orders for civil penalty for violations of discharge permits or the Water Quality Control Act
Enforcement orders for drinking water systems

DMR Guidance
f you receive a compliance advisory about your discharge monitoring reports, please see this guidance.

ECHO website
If you identify an error in data on the EPA's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) database, please report the error directly through this site.

More information

Clean water enforcement policies, permitting policies, division enforcement management system
Information on natural swimming areas, swim beach monitoring and closure

What's New

EPA Advisory - Reducing Significant Non-Compliance
Clean Water Agencies Increasing Attention to Significant Non-Compliance Dischargers
Technical Assistance Webinar Series
Improving CWA-NPDES Permit Compliance at Small Wastewater Treatment Systems