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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water (4301T)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460

EPA Regional Water Quality Standards Contacts

Jurisdiction                                                            Contact Name Telephone Number
Region 1 Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Tribal Nations  Jeanne Voorhees 617-918-1686 
Region 2 New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Tribal Nations  Wayne Jackson 212-637-3807 
Region 3 Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia  Cheryl Atkinson 215-814-3392 
Region 4 Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Tribal Nations  Lisa Gordon
Lauren Petter 

Region 5 Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Tribal Nations  Robie Anson 312-886-1502 
Region 6 Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Tribal Nations  Russell Nelson 214-665-6646 
Region 7 Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Tribal Nations  Ann Lavaty 913-551-7370 
Region 8 Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and Tribal Nations  Dave Moon 303-312-6833 
Region 9 Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands and Tribal Nations  Terry Fleming 415-972-3462 
Region 10 Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Tribal Nations  Lisa Macchio 206-553-1834 

State Water Quality Standards Contact Agencies

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Jurisdiction Agency EPA Contact Water Quality Standards Website
Alabama Alabama Department of Environmental Management Lydia Mayo Water Quality
Alaska Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Bill Beckwith Water Quality Standards
Arizona Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Karin Graves Water Quality Division: Standards
Arkansas Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Russell Nelson Water Quality Planning Branch
California California State Water Resources Control Board Terry Fleming Water Quality Standards, Plans and Policies Program
Colorado Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Dave Moon Water Quality Control Division
Connecticut Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Ellen Weitzler Water Quality Standards and Classifications
Delaware Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Cheryl Atkinson Surface Water Quality Standards
District of Columbia District Department of the Environment Mark Barath Water Quality Regulations 
Florida Florida Department of Environmental Protection Cecelia Harper Water Quality Standards Program
Georgia Georgia Department of Natural Resources Annie Godfrey Georgia Water Quality Standards
Hawaii Hawaii Department of Health Sara Roser Water Quality Standards
Idaho Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Lisa Macchio Water Quality Standards
Illinois Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Dave Pfeifer Water Quality Standards
Indiana Indiana Department of Environmental Management Dave Pfeifer Water Quality in Indiana 
Iowa Iowa Department of Natural Resources  John Reyna Water Quality
Kansas Kansas Department of Health and Environment Amy Shields Planning and Standards Unit 
Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Joel Hansel Division of Water - Water Quality Standards
Louisiana Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Melinda McCoy Water Quality Standards and Assessment 
Maine Maine Department of Environmental Protection Ellen Weitzler Water Quality Standards
Maryland Maryland Department of the Environment Mark Barath Surface Water Quality Standards
Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Ellen Weitzler Surface Water Quality Standards
Michigan Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Dave Pfeifer Water Quality Parameters
Minnesota Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Dave Pfeifer Water Quality Standards
Mississippi Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Eve Zimmerman Water Quality Standards
Missouri Missouri Department of Natural Resources Bob Angelo Water Information
Montana Montana Department of Environmental Quality Tonya Fish Water Quality Standards
Nebraska Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Ann Lavaty Surface Water Quality Standards
Nevada Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Stephanie Wilson Water Quality Standards Development and Review
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Ellen Weitzler Water Quality Standards Advisory Committee 
New Jersey New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Wayne Jackson Surface Water Quality Standards
New Mexico New Mexico Environment Department Russell Nelson Water Quality Standards
New York New York Department of Environmental Conservation Wayne Jackson Water Quality Standards and Classifications 
North Carolina North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Petter Surface Water Standards
North Dakota North Dakota Department of Health Lareina Guenzel Water Quality Standards
Ohio Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Dave Pfeifer Water Quality Standards Program
Oklahoma Oklahoma Water Resources Board Melinda McCoy Water Quality Standards
Oregon Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Rochelle Labiosa Water Quality Standards
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Denise Hakowski Water Quality Standards
Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management  Ellen Weitzler Surface Water Quality
South Carolina South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Katherine Snyder Waters, Water Resources and Drainage Code of Laws
South Dakota South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources George Parrish Surface Water Quality Standards
Tennessee Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Anna Cornelious Water Quality
Texas Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Diane Evans Surface Water Quality Standards
Utah Utah Department of Environmental Quality Lareina Guenzel Water Quality Management: Standards
Vermont Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Ellen Weitzler Watershed Management Division 
Virginia Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Cheryl Atkinson Water Quality Standards
Washington Washington Department of Ecology Matt Szelag Surface Water Quality Standards
West Virginia West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Cheryl Atkinson Water Quality Standards
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Dave Pfeifer Water Quality Standards
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Tonya Fish Surface Water Standards

Tribal Water Quality Standards Contact Agencies

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