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News Media Contact: Erin Hatfield, 405.437.8468
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Scott Thomposon Director of DEQ

Scott Thompson
Executive Director


We continuously evaluate how we can better serve you.  As part of our continuous improvement momentum, we plan to move ahead with a laser focus on bold, forward-thinking actions, designed to better enable us to make decisions based on common-sense, good science, and fiscal responsibility.  See More…

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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