To protect human health and the
quality of Idaho’s air, land, and water.
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:
- Twin Falls County Ground Water Quality Advisory Committee Meeting (1)
- Mini-Cassia Ground Water Quality Advisory Committee Meeting
- Consumer Confidence Reporting Requirements for Public Water Systems
- Public Water System Supervision Requirements
- Public Comment Opportunity - Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan - West Silver Valley
- News Release - DEQ extends public comment period on redesignation request and maintenance plan for the West Silver Valley
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on a draft wastewater reuse permit renewal for Wildwood Park
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Reuse Permit Renewal - Wildwood Park Road and Sewer, Inc.
- News Release - DEQ awards $220,000 low-interest wastewater construction loan to South Park Estates Water and Sewer, Inc.
- Job Opening - INL Oversight Program Manager - Idaho Falls Regional Office