SOUTH DAKOTA Department of
Environment & Natural Resources

Protecting South Dakota's Tomorrow...Today!
Joe Foss Building
523 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
Contact Us  Field Offices

Surface Water

Surface Water Quality Monitoring Team Staff

The Surface Water Quality Standards team is responsible for surface water quality standards, uses of lakes of streams, performing ambient water quality monitoring, use attainability analyses, antidegredation, 401 water quality certification, water restoration and enhancement projects, performing environmental reviews, performing fish kill investigations, and performing compliance evaluation inspections.

Name Phone Number

Clark Christensen
  Environmental Scientist II

(605) 667-6953

Sean Kruger
  Environmental Scientist IV

(605) 773-3351

Aaron Leingang
  Environmental Scientist II

(605) 773-3351

Shannon Minerich
  Environmental Scientist III

(605) 773-3351

Patrick Snyder
  Scientist Manager I

(605) 773-3351

Sara Wallace

(605) 773-3351


Pierre Office Joe Foss Building  
523 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD  57501-3181
Rapid City Field Office 2050 West Main Street, Suite 1  
Rapid City, SD  57702-2493
Sioux Falls Field Office 4305 S Louise Suite 203  
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Vermillion Field Office Akeley-Lawrence Science Center  
414 East Clark
Vermillion, SD  57069-2390