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 Comment Opportunity - Draft Environmental Determination - Country Club Hills Utilities Wastewater Improvements
- ABC Exam Review Wastewater Treatment Operator II Training - 02/24/15
- ABC Exam Review Wastewater Treatment Operator III Training - 02/25/15
- Wastewater Collection Operator Review for Class II and III Certifications Training - 02/17/15 - 02/18/15
- ABC Exam Review Wastewater Treatment Operator OIT and I Training - 12/09/14 - 12/10/14
- Burn Decisions
- Environmental Conferences, Trainings & Workshops Hosted by DEQ
- South Fork Coeur d'Alene River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Lower Boise River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Environmental Determination - City of Wallace Sewer Improvements Project