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The Environmental Quality Board is excited to announce the selection of Rob Singletary as the new executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

“The board is confident in its appointment of Rob as DEQ’s executive director. He has proven an effective leader in his years at DEQ, and we believe he is the perfect person to build on the progress made by the previous director,” said Environmental Quality Board Chair Mike Paque.

Singletary replaces Scott Thompson who retired June 1.
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DEQ GIS Maps & Data

DEQ’s geographic information system (GIS) is used to manage visual representation of data in maps.  DEQ uses GIS to make maps that communicate, perform analysis, share information, and solve complex problems helping to make Oklahoma an even better place to live.  Visit the DEQ GIS Maps & Data website to explore maps and download data.  Data layers on our DEQ Data Viewer include air monitoring sites, Superfund sites, storm water sensitive areas, accredited laboratories and much more.

Records Requests

Contact DEQ’s Central Records by email or at (405) 702-1188. Please be as specific as possible about the records you need.

If you are with a media organization, please contact Erin Hatfield, DEQ’s Communications Director by email or at (405) 702-7119.

Septic – System/Lateral Line Locations

Records pertaining to an installed septic system may be obtained by contacting DEQ’s Central Records by email or at (405) 702-1188. Please be sure to have the physical address of the property in question.

If you have other questions or concerns about your septic system, you may contact your local DEQ representative. Go to our local offices webpage and click on the county in which you live.


If you wish to file an environmental complaint, you may either click the button below

or contact our 24-hour hotline at (800) 522-0206. Please include as much information as possible.

Complaint Form Online

Private Water Well – Testing

Periodically testing the water from your well is an important step to make sure the water delivered to your family is safe. We have prepared a very informative fact sheet about testing your home water well to answer many of the questions you may have. If you wish to have your well water tested, contact DEQ’s State Environmental Lab via email or at (866) 412-3057. They will be happy to assist you.

Operator Certification

DEQ’s operator certification webpage contains the forms, study guides, and DEQ contact persons.

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