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:
- News Release - Drinking Water Advisory, Issuance of Warning to Syringa Mobile Home Park, Moscow
- Public Wastewater System Planning Grants
- News Release - Award of Wastewater Planning Grant to City of Kellogg
- Walcott Lake Subbasin
- Water Quality: Docket No. 58-0102-1201 - Negotiated Rulemaking
- Vendor & RFP Information
- Job Opening - Drinking and Ground Water Analyst - Idaho Falls Regional Office
- News Release - Application for Air Quality Permit to Construct from Alta Mesa Services, New Plymouth
- News Release - Award of Low-Interest Wastewater Construction Loan to Blackhawk Homeowners Assn., Bonneville County
- Public Wastewater System Construction Loans