To protect human health
and preserve the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water
for use and enjoyment today and in the future.
DEQ is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution.
As a regulatory agency, DEQ enforces various state environmental regulations and administers a number of federal environmental protection laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.
What's New at DEQ?
Recently updated pages on DEQ's website:
- Public Wastewater System Construction Loans
- Public Water System Construction Loans
- Water Quality: Docket No. 58-0102-1501 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Twin Falls County Ground Water Advisory Committee Meeting - 06/04/15
- 2015 Water Reuse Conference
- News Release - Request for Comment on a Draft Wastewater Reuse Permit Renewal for Kidd Island Bay Lots Sewer District
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Wastewater Permit Renewal - Kidd Island Bay Lots Sewer District, Kootenai County
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Burley Industrial Snake River Force Main Pipeline Project
- Vendor Opportunities
- St. Joe and St. Maries Rivers Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)