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Water Response Contacts Region 6 - South Central

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

When utility and local resources have been exhausted during a response, you may wish to request resources from your mutual aid partners in your state’s Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARN), your state emergency management agency, your state drinking water or wastewater agency, or federal response support from USACE, FEMA, or EPA.

If you have comments, or want to report a broken link, please email us at water_response_contacts@epa.gov.

States

Arkansas
WARN
501-676-2255
arwarn@arkansasruralwater.org
Chair: Thad Luther (thad.luther@carkw.com)
501-377-1220
Department of Emergency Management
501-683-6700
Department of Health, Drinking Water
501-661-2623
Department of Environmental Quality, Water Division, Water Quality Planning Branch
501-682-0660


Louisiana
WARN
larwa@centurytel.net
Chair: Pat Credeur (pclrwa@centurytel.net)
337-738-2896
Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
225-925-7500
Department of Health & Hospitals, Center for Environmental Health, Safe Drinking Water Program
225-342-7499
Department of Health & Hospitals, Center for Environmental Health, The Onsite Wastewater Program
225-342-7536


Oklahoma
WARN
info@soonerwarn.org
Chair: Debbie Nichols (debbie.nichols@deq.ok.gov)
405-702-6185
Department of Emergency Management
405-521-2481
Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division (drinking water and wastewater)
800-522-0206 – 24-hour emergency
800-256-2365 – 24-hour by-pass hotline


New Mexico
WARN
Chair: Don Cole (Doncole2000@msn.com)
505-429-6326
Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
505-476-9600 -24-hour emergency
Environment Department, Drinking Water Bureau
877-654-8720


Texas
WARN
info@txwarn.org
Chair: Richard Talley (richard.talley@fortworthgtexas.gov)
866-989-9276
Manager: Mike Howe (mikehowe@austin.rr.com)
866-989-9276
Division of Emergency Management – State Operations Center Desk
512-424-2208
Commission on Environmental Quality, Office of Water, Water Supply Division
800-832-8224 – emergency
Commission on Environmental Quality, Office of Water, Water Quality Division
800-832-8224 – emergency

EPA Region 6

866-372-7745

Water Program
Dawn Ison, Water Security and Emergency Response Coordinator (ison.dawn@epa.gov)
Phone: 214-665-2162
Blake Atkins, Drinking Water Section Chief (atkins.blake@epa.gov)
Phone: 214-665-2297
Syed Shahriyar, Environmental Engineer, Wastewater (shahriyar.syed@epa.gov)
Phone: 214-665-2783

FEMA Region 6

940-898-5399

USACE Headquarters

Ce-uoc@usace.army.mil
202-761-1001


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