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Utah Division of Water Quality Contacts—By Topics


Listed below are common topics addressed by the Utah Division of Water Quality. Each name is a link to his/her Email address. Generally, the phone number given is the individual's direct line. (Hint: Use Ctrl+F to search for a word.)

  • Environmental Incidents: (801) 536-4123
  • DWQ Phone: (801) 536-4300 | Fax: (801) 536-4301
  • State Employee Directory
  • DEQ Information: (800) 458-0145

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 144870
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4870

Physical Address

Multi Agency State Office Building
195 North 1950 West, DEQ Third Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah

Subject or Topic Name Branch or Section Phone #
Division Director GADDIS, Erica Administration (801) 536-4312

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Administrative Secretary Vacant Administration  
Algal Blooms

OSTERMILLER, Jeff
HOLCOMB, Ben

Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4370 (801) 536-4373
(303(d) List & 305(b) Report) FLEMER, Emilie Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4375
319 Funding BOWCUTT, Jim Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4336
401 Certifications DAMERY, Bill Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4354
Animal Feeding Operation (AFO/CAFO) Lagoons—Ground Water Protection CAMPBELL, Woody Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4353
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
Antidegradation Reviews VON STACKELBURG, Nick Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4374
Aquifer Classifications HICKEY, Ed Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4357
HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Assessments (Use Support Determination) FLEMER, Emilie Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4105
Assistant Director Vacant Planning and Assessment Branch (801) 536-4314

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Bear River - Monitoring BROWN, Ben Monitoring Section (801) 536-4363
Bear River Watershed ALLRED, Mike Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4331
Best Available Technology (BAT)—Ground Water CAMPBELL, Woody Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4353
HAMOS, Brian Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4384
Biological Monitoring and Biological Assessments HOLCOMB, Ben Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4373
Biosolids / Local Limits GRIFFIN, Dan Surface Water Section (801) 536-4387
Branch Manager GADDIS, Erica Planning and Assessment Branch (801) 536-4314
Branch Manager WHITEHEAD, John Permits, Compliance & TMDL Branch (801) 536-4314

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Carbon Sequestration CADY, Candace Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4352
Cedar/Beaver River Watershed DALY, Scott Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4333
Circle Four Farms—Hydrogeology HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
Circle Four Farms—Engineering CAMPBELL, Woody Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4353
Clean Water SFR DAVIES, Skyler Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4359
MACKEY, John Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4347
NELSON, Lisa Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4348
WONDIMU, Beth Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4328
Coal Mine Discharge—General Permit HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
Community Impact Board Engineering Review (CIB) WONDIMU, Beth Eng. Section (801) 536-4328
Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Coordinator HALL, Don Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4492
Construction Dewatering and Hydrotesting - General Permit HOFFMAN, Ken Surface Water Section (801) 536-4313
Construction Permits—Ground Water CAMPBELL, Woody Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4353
Construction Permits—Wastewater MACKEY, John Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4347
Construction Storm Water Coordinator & Assistant CAMPBELL, Harry Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4391
RILEY, Jeanne Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4369
Cooperative / Volunteer Monitoring BIRD, Robert Monitoring Section (801) 536-4362
Coordination with Local Health Departments for Onsite Systems GLADWELL, Michela Eng. Section (801) 536-4380

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Designated Uses BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
Discharge Permit (UPDES) Limit Determinations WHAM, Dave Surface Water Section (801) 536-4337
VON STACKELBERG, Nick Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4374
Division Service Coordination CARROLL, Stacy Administration (801) 536-4320
DMR Data—ICIS Coordinator VAN VLEET, Edith Storm Water Permitting Section ((801) 536-4397
Drinking Water Treatment Systems—General Discharge Permit GARN, Matt Surface Water Section (801) 536-4381

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Economic Benefits SHULL, Lonnie Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4394
eDocs Coordinator HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Emergency Response/Spill Coordinator GRIFFIN, Dan Surface Water Section (801) 536-4387
Enforcement Coordinator (UPDES) SHULL, Lonnie Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4394
Engineering (Engineering Section) COOK, John Eng. Section (801) 536-4343
KOPYTKOVSKIY, Svetlana Eng. Section (801) 536-4345
MACKEY, John Eng. Section (801) 536-4347
NELSON, Lisa Eng. Section (801) 536-4348
WONDIMU, Beth Eng. Section (801) 536-4328
Ensign-Bickford Co. (Trojan) Ground Water Clean Up Vacant Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4355
EPA Needs Survey KRAUTH, Paul Eng. Section (801) 536-4346

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Financial Analyst (DWQ) SARGENT, Randy Administration (801) 536-4321
Financial Assistance CANTÓN, Emily Eng. Section (801) 536-4342
Fish Hatcheries - Permitting HALL, Don Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4492
SHULL, Lonnie Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4394
Fish Kills HOLCOMB, Ben Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4373

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General Ground Water Questions and Information HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
  NOVAK, Mark Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4358
Geology - Ground Water Protection NOVAK, Mark Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4358
CADY, Candace Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4352
Vacant Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4355
HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
GRAMA Requests CASE, Marsha Administration (801) 536-4316
Great Salt Lake VANDER LANN, Jake Standards and Technical Services Section (801) 536-4350
Great Salt Lake Wetland—Monitoring SHAW, Brent Monitoring Section (801) 536-4366
General UPDES Permit—Coal Mines HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
General UPDES Permit—Ground Water Contaminants with Petroleum Products HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
GIS Support (Mapping) STANGER, Mark Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4375
Ground Water—Monitoring ENGLISH, Dan Monitoring Section (801) 536-4364
Ground Water Protection Rules and Standards HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Ground Water Discharge Permit Questions HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
NOVAK, Mark Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4358

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Health Departments—Coordination for Onsite Systems SNYDER, David Eng. Section (801) 536-4329
Hydrotesting (and Construction Dewatering)—General Permits SHELLEY, Kim Surface Water Section (801) 536-4385

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ICIS Coordinator (DMR Data) VAN VLEET, Edith Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4397
Impaired Waters STANGER, Mark Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4375
Indian Lands Coordinator GRIFFIN, Dan Surface Water Section (801) 536-4387
Industrial Storm Water Coordinator & Assistant GEORGE, Mike Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4393
RILEY, Jeanne Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4369
Inspection Coordinator HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
SHULL, Lonnie Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4394
Integrated Report (303(d) List & 305(b) report) STANGER, Mark Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4375

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Jordan River / Utah Lake—Monitoring BIRD, Robert Monitoring Section (801) 536-4362
Jordan Valley / KUCC Southwest SL Valley Groundwater Clean-up HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
Jordan River Watershed Vacant Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4332

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Kennecott Ground Water Issues HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357

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Laboratory Issues BIRD, Robert Monitoring Section (801) 536-4362
Lake and Reservoir Assessments VANDER LANN, Jake Standards and Technical Services Section (801) 536-4350
Lake Monitoring BARTUSEK, Emily Monitoring Section (801) 536-4369
Limnology BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
Listserv (DWQ) ETHERINGTON, Judy Eng. Section (801) 536-4344

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Macroinvertebrates—Biological Impairments HOLCOMB, Ben Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4373
Macroinvertebrates (Bugs) HOLCOMB, Ben Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4373
Mapping STANGER, Mark Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4375
Mercury GARDBERG, Jodi Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4372
Mining Ground Water Issues Vacant Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4354
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
NOVAK, Mark Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4358
HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Modeling (Water) WHAM, Dave Surface Water Section (801) 536-4337
Monitoring Data Requests HARRIS, James Monitoring Section (801) 536-4365
Monitoring Well Construction HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
Municipal Storm Water Coordinator & Assistant (includes: UDOT, SLC & Salt Lake County) THIELE, Rhonda Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4396
RILEY, Jeanne Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4369
Municipal Wastewater Planning Program (MWPP) KRAUTH, Paul Eng. Section (801) 536-4346

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National Assessments—Monitoring BROWN, Ben Monitoring Section (801) 536-4363
Net DMR Coordinator VAN VLEET, Edith Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4397
Nonpoint Source Program (NPS) BOWCUTT, Jim Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4336
Nutrient Criteria OSTERMILLER, Jeffrey Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4370; (801) 258-1611 (mobile)
Nutrients OSTERMILLER, Jeffrey Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4370; (801) 258-1611 (mobile)

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Oil Shale NOVAK, Mark Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4358
HAMOS, Brian Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4384
Onsite Professional Certification ETHERINGTON, Judy Eng. Section (801) 536-4344
Onsite Wastewater Systems SNYDER, David Eng. Section (801) 536-4329
Operating Permits—Underground Wastewater Treatment Systems SNYDER, David Eng. Section (801) 536-4329
Operating Permits—Wastewater Treatment Facilities KRAUTH, Paul Eng. Section (801) 536-4346
Operator Certification ETHERINGTON, Judy Eng. Section (801) 536-4344
Operator Training KRAUTH, Paul Eng. Section (801) 536-4346
Outreach and Technical Assistance— Wastewater Treatment KRAUTH, Paul Eng. Section (801) 536-4346

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Permits - see UPDES, Construction, Groundwater, UIC, or Operating      
Pesticide Permit SCHMITZ, Mark Surface Water Section (801) 536-4384
Petroleum Releases and Corrective Actions Vacant Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4354
HICKEY, Ed Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4357
Pretreatment ROBINSON, Jennifer Surface Water Section (801) 536-4383
GARN, Matt Surface Water Section (801) 536-4381
Produced Water from Oil & Gas Wells Issues—Ground Water Protection HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Produced Water from Oil & Gas Wells Issues—UPDES Permits GRIFFIN, Dan Surface Water Section (801) 536-4387
GARN, Matt Surface Water Section (801) 536-4381
Public Education—TMDL/Watershed Vacant Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4332
Public Notices—UPDES VAN VLEET, Edith Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4397

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Qual2K Water Quality Model von STACKELBERG, Nick Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4374

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Reception STAKER, Ilene Administration (801) 536-4308
ENGLISH, Paula Administration (801) 536-4309
Reuse Permits and Water Reuse Coordinator SHELLEY, Kim Surface Water Section (801) 536-4385

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Sales Tax Exemption Certification COOK, John Eng. Section (801) 536-4343
Salinity - UPDES Permits GARN, Matt Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4381
Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO)/Wet Weather Issues ROBINSON, Jennifer Surface Water Section (801) 536-4383
SHELLEY, Kim Surface Water Section (801) 536-4385
Section Manager GARDBERG, Jodi Standards and Technical Services Section (801) 536-4372
Section Manager MACAULEY, Ed Eng. Section (801) 536-4340
Section Manager HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Section Manager HARRIS, James Monitoring Section (801) 536-4360
Section Manager ADAMS, Carl Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4330
Section Manager KENNINGTON, John Surface Water Section (801) 536-4380
Section Manager RILEY, Jeanne Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4369
Sediment and Stream Hydrodynamics ALLRED, Mike Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4331
Septic Tank Approvals NELSON, Lisa Eng. Section (801) 536-4348
Sevier River Watershed DALY, Scott Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4333
Sewer Collection System Permit KENNINGTON, John Surface Water Section (801) 536-4380
Site-specific Standards OSTERMILLER, Jeffrey Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4370; (801) 258-1611 (mobile)
BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
Southeast Colorado River Watershed ALLRED, Mike Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4331
Southeast Region - Monitoring ANDERSON, Alex Monitoring Section (801) 536-4361
Southwest Colorado River Watershed DICKEY, Amy Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4334
Southwest Region - Monitoring BROWN, Ben Monitoring Section (801) 536-4363
Spill / Incident Response GRIFFIN, Dan Surface Water Section (801) 536-4387
Spill / Incident Response - Secondary Contacts GARN, Matt Surface Water Section (801) 536-4381
ROBINSON, Jennifer Surface Water Section (801) 536-4383
SRF Environmental Assessments DAMERY, Bill Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4354
SRF Loan Program Accounting OSTLER, Kathy Eng. Section (801) 536-4349
SRF Nonpoint Source Funding ADAMS, Carl Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4330
SRF Project Review COOK, John Eng. Section (801) 536-4343
MACKEY, John Eng. Section (801) 536-4347
NELSON, Lisa Eng. Section (801) 536-4348
WONDIMU, Beth Eng. Section (801) 536-4328
STAG Funding MACAULEY, Ed Eng. Section (801) 536-4340
Standards (Water Quality) BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
OSTERMILLER, Jeffrey Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4370; (801) 258-1611 (mobile)
Stream Sediment Hydrodynamics ALLRED, Mike Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4331
Storm Water Program Coordinator RODRIGUEZ, Monique Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4319

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Tar Sands Extraction Projects NOVAK, Mark Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4358
HALL, Dan Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4356
Tax Exemption Certification (Sales Tax) COOK, John Eng. Section (801) 536-4343
Toxicology BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
Triennial Review BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371

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Uinta Basin - Monitoring ENGLISH, Dan Monitoring Section (801) 536-4364
Uinta Basin Watershed WINGERT, Sandy Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4338
Underground Injection Control (UIC) CADY, Candace Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4352
ARIOTTI, Brianna Groundwater Pro. Section (801) 536-4351
UPDES Permit—General Information RILEY, Jeanne Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4395
KENNINGTON, John Surface Water Section (801) 536-4380
HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
UPDES Permit—Discharge Limit Determination WHAM, Dave Surface Water Section (801) 536-4337
Use Attainability Analysis (UAA) BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
Utah Lake / Jordan River - Monitoring BIRD, Robert Monitoring Section (801) 536-4362

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Waste Load Allocations von STACKELBERG, Nick Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4374
WHAM, Dave Surface Water Section (801) 536-4337
Wastewater Operator Certification ETHERINGTON, Judy Eng. Section (801) 536-4344
Wastewater Treatment Outreach and Technical Assistance KRAUTH, Paul Eng. Section (801) 536-4346
Water Quality Board Contact POTTER, Jenny Administration (801) 536-4311
Water Quality Criteria BITTNER, Chris Standards and Technical Services (801) 536-4371
Water Reuse Permits SHELLEY, Kim Surface Water Section (801) 536-4385
Water Well Drilling HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
Watershed Planning ADAMS, Carl Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4330
Weber River—Monitoring SHAW, Brent Monitoring Section (801) 536-4366
Weber River Watershed LUNDEEN, Kari Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4335
West Colorado River Watershed DICKEY, Amy Watershed Protection Section (801) 536-4334
Wetlands GARDBERG, Jodi WQ Mgmt Section (801) 536-4372
Wet Weather / Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) ROBINSON, Jennifer Surface Water Section (801) 536-4383
SHELLEY, Kim Surface Water Section (801) 536-4385
Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) HERKIMER, Mike Surface Water Section (801) 536-4386
SHULL, Lonnie Storm Water Permitting Section (801) 536-4394

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