Field Services

The Field Services division is the technical and scientific support arm of the Office of Pollution Control. The division consists of:

  • Laboratory facilities in Rankin County
  • Regional Offices in Lafayette, Rankin and Harrison Counties
  • Operator Training and Certification
Regional Offices

There are three regional offices which provide investigative, logistical, and limited analytical support for the major regulatory programs.  Regional Office scientists are trained in investigative techniques and evidence gathering.


The Office of Pollution Control (OPC) Laboratory is a full service environmental laboratory, providing the agency with accurate and timely analyses of pollutants.

Operator Training & Certification

The Environmental Training Section has three full-time trainers, one in each regional office. This section provides training to individuals associated with wastewater collection and treatment.