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:
- Revised Total Coliform Rule
- Public Water Systems in Idaho
- Fees for Public Water Systems
- Public Water Systems Monitoring and Reporting
- Lower Boise Watershed Council TAC Meeting - 02/10/16
- Lower Boise Watershed Council Meeting - 02/11/16
- Lower Boise River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Public Comment Opportunity - Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program Guidance Document from February 5 Meeting
- Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program: Guidance Development
- Effluent Limits Workgroup Meeting - 02/18/16