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:
- Public Comment Opportunity - Proposed Changes to Drinking Water and Clean Water Project Grant and Loan Guidance
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on proposed changes to drinking water and clean water project grant and loan guidance
- Technical Guidance Manual for Individual and Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems
- News Release - DEQ seeks comment on draft wastewater reuse permit renewal for city of Greenleaf
- Public Comment Opportunity - Draft Wastewater Reuse Permit Renewal - City of Greenleaf
- Vendor Opportunities
- North Fork Coeur d'Alene River Watershed Advisory Group (WAG)
- Technical Guidance Committee Meeting - 03/09/17
- North Fork Coeur d'Alene River WAG Meeting - 03/23/17
- Play Clean