Protecting Public Health and the Environment.

COVID-19 and Drinking Water

DEQ continues to monitor developments related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our highest priority is protecting public health and providing assistance to our public water system owners and operators.

Please see the list of important resources related to drinking water and wastewater. We will update this page as new information becomes available.

Links to Resources

Please note that the standard operating procedures provided by public water system owners and operators or third party associations have not been reviewed and approved, nor endorsed, by DEQ, rather, this page simply provides a location for those entities to share the work they are currently conducting. These procedures are not law, nor do they create a right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or equity. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tyler Fortunati at 208-373-0140 or 

Standard Operating Procedures to Help Address COVID-19

Staff Contacts

Drinking Water Bureau Chief
Tyler Fortunati
DEQ State Office
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0140

COVID-19 DEQ and Health District Contacts

Public Health Information