Water Enforcement

Contact Information

P.O. Box 4312
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4312

PHONE: (225) 219-3715
FAX: (225) 219-3708


Permit Compliance Unit Information and Resources


LDEQ Resources

  • Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - LPDES
    • Louisiana's Water Quality Regulations (LAC 33:Chapter IX) require permits for the discharge of pollutants from any point source into waters of the state of Louisiana. This surface water discharge permitting system is administered under the Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) program. LDEQ became a state delegated to administer the NPDES Program in August of 1996.
  • Actions & Settlements
    • View enforcement actions (by month & year) and settlements (by year) issued by the Department.
  • LDEQ's Small Business / Community Assistance Program - SBCAP
    • Provides environmental regulatory assistance and information to small businesses and communities. SBCAP operates in accordance with the Confidentiality option provided by the EPA Enforcement Response Policy, effective August 12, 1994, regarding Section 507 of the Clean Air Act. Under this policy, violations detected through assistance will be kept confidential.


Other Resources