NAICS Code 924110 Administration of Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management Programs


Public Administration


This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) the administration, regulation, and enforcement of air and water resource programs; (2) the administration and regulation of solid waste management programs; (3) the administration and regulation of water and air pollution control and prevention programs; (4) the administration and regulation of flood control programs; (5) the administration and regulation of drainage development and water resource consumption programs; (6) the administration and regulation of toxic waste removal and cleanup programs; and (7) coordination of these activities at intergovernmental levels.

Cross References

Government establishments primarily engaged in
  • Operating water and irrigation systems: classified in Industry 221310, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
  • Administering sanitation districts: classified in Industry 926130, Regulation and Administration of Communications, Electric, Gas, and Other Utilities
  • Operating sewage treatment facilities: classified in Industry 221320, Sewage Treatment Facilities
  • Providing waste collection, treatment, disposal, and/or remediation: classified in Subsector 562, Waste Management and Remediation Services.

Illustrative Examples

  • Water control and quality program administration, public administration
  • Waste management program (except sanitation districts) administration, public administration
  • Pollution control program administration, public administration
  • Environmental protection program administration, public administration

Industries Included

  • Enforcement of environmental and pollution control regulations
  • Environmental protection program administration
  • NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Pollution control program administration
  • Sanitation engineering agencies, government
  • Waste management program administration
  • Water control and quality program administration

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:4953

Est. Employment:308