About DEQ



Established in 1991, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) mission is to safeguard public health and quality of life by protecting and enhancing the environment. DEQ implements state and federal environmental laws and works with individuals, community groups and businesses to protect the quality of Utah’s air, land and water.

DEQ has five Divisions: Air Quality, Drinking Water, Environmental Response & Remediation, Waste Management and Radiation Control, and Water Quality.

For more information, visit www.deq.utah.gov, follow DEQ on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest, or call 1-800-458-0145.