Governing Law and Regulations
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air and Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Program
DNR Water Protection and Soil Conservation Division Water Protection Program
Missouri Clean Water Commission
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Missouri's Clean Water Act and water quality standards establish numerical water quality standards for groundwater. Missouri has adopted the federal regulations for groundwater monitoring at hazardous waste TSDFs with additional monitoring and protection procedures. In addition, the state has specific groundwater remediation regulations, monitoring well installation standards and requirements for heat pumps that use groundwater.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR administers and enforces the state's groundwater water quality, monitoring, and protection rules. The Missouri Clean Water Commission provides, assesses, and evaluates scientific and technical information concerning water quality, financial requirements, and the effects of the promulgation of standards, rules, and ...