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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

The Ground Water Center

In its capacity as a consultant, the Ground Water Center includes a broad range of technical disciplines including areas of expertise and examples of technical assistance.

Region 6 works directly with tribes to identify threats and to protect their sources of drinking water from contamination.

The Ground Water Center at EPA Region 6, which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, is located in the Regional Office in Dallas, Texas.

Technical Staff
The Center works in partnership with states, tribes, and others in addressing technical concerns, and through such assistance may augment limited resources. Coordination is maintained with EPA Region 6 in-house programs and with respective state and tribal ground water protection programs.

** On-Site Septic/ Decentralized Waste Water Treatment Systems Regional Forum Presentations,
January 7 – 8, 2009

** Ground Water Summit Presentations, February 4 - 5, 2009 **

** 2008 Ground Water Report (PDF) ** (2.2MB, 59pp, About PDF)

Ground Water Center Brochure (PDF) (81 KB, 2 pp, About PDF)
Region 6 designed a Brochure to provide additional information to the states, tribes, government agencies and local communities about the Ground Water Center.

Ground Water Glossary of Terms:
To better familiarize yourself and understand the broad range of ground water terms used at EPA, please visit the websites below:    

Terms of Environment: Glossary, Abbreviations, and Acronyms
Defines in non-technical language the more commonly used environmental terms appearing in EPA publications.

Ground Water Primer: Provides a glossary of water-related terms.

For additional information:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Ground Water Center/Region 6
1445 Ross Avenue, 6WQ-SG
Dallas, Texas 75202
Phone: (214) 665-7150
Fax: (214) 665-2191

Ground Water    Drinking Water     Underground Injection Control

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