Protect and enhance the water quality of the Colville Indian Reservation, manage Twin Lakes and Owhi Lake dam and protect reservation soil, enforce tribal laws on hydraulics practices, forest practices, mining water quality and water quality standards.
Preform surface and ground water monitoring on the reservation
ensure sustainable and productive reservation soils by operating a tribal soils program
Improve accuracy, quantity and availability of water resources data to other programs
Protect people and property by operation of a federal dam safety program
Help achieve sustainable integrated natural resources management by overseeing the water resources portion of IRMP and PPP (watershed plans)
Perform of coordinate watershed analysis to facilitate water and soil resource management and land use planning
Verify compliance with tribal water quality stan-dards law through monitoring, and periodic water quality assessments
Oversee enforcement of the mining practices water quality act
Enforce tribal forest practices act, and coordi-nate enforcement efforts with other programs
Enforce DNR forest practices regulations on fee lands
Advise Tribe and BIA on forest practice issues. Draft and implement improved forest practices regulations
Enforce hydraulic practices act
Oversees development and implementation of non-point source water quality projects
Coordinate wetlands program development and implementation.