Temporary Dewatering and Hydrostatic Testing

  • In compliance with Chapter 33-16-01 of the North Dakota Department of Health rules as promulgated under Chapter 61-28 (North Dakota Water Pollution Control Act) of the North Dakota Century Code: "It shall be unlawful for any person to carry on any of the following activities unless he holds a valid permit for the disposal of all wastes which are, or may be, discharged thereby into the waters of the state."
  • Starting March 10, 2003, if a construction site is 1 or more acres a storm water permit is also required.
  • Remember! After a project is done 1 of 2 things must happen:

    • 1 - DMRs are sent in Quarterly throughout the remaining life of the permit
      (5 years maximum).


    • 2 - A letter of termination must be submitted to cancel your responsibilities of the permit.


Any questions, please call the Division of Water Quality at 701.328.5210

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Last Updated: 01/26/2015