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:
- DEQ Antidegradation Implementation Procedures Workshop
- News Release - DEQ Antidegradation Implementation Procedures Workshop
- Job Opening - Regional Engineering Manager - Pocatello Regional Office
- Job Opening - On-site Wastewater Analyst - Surface and Wastewater Division, State Office, Boise
- News Release - DEQ awards wastewater planning grant to the city of Kamiah, Lewis County
- Job Opening - Water Quality Analyst Twin Falls, ID - Twin Falls Regional Office
- Job Opening - Water Quality Analyst Pocatello, ID - Pocatello Regional Office
- Job Opening - Senior Water Quality Engineer - Boise Regional Office
- Job Opening - Drinking Water Compliance Officer - Boise Regional Office
- Job Opening - Hazardous Waste Permit Writer - Waste Management and Remediation Division, State Office, Boise