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:
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft 401 Certification - Idaho Transportation Department - Big Wood River - Gooding
- Wastewater Operations Troubleshooting
- Wastewater Treatment Grade 2 Operator Certification and Review
- Crop Residue Burning
- Green Project Reserve
- Permit to Construct
- Job Opening - Water Quality Analyst - Coeur d’Alene Regional Office
- Panhandle Basin Advisory Group Meeting - 04/25/19
- Clearwater River Subbasin
- Lindsay Creek & Hatwai Creek Watershed Advisory Group