COVID-19: In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is limiting person-to-person contact and will close our offices to the public starting on April 3. Please contact DEQ here to conduct business.
Leaving no trace involves more than just packing out garbage. Proper disposal of human waste is also important. It ensures against the pollution of water sources and minimizes the spread of disease.Read More
To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and encourage the practice of social distancing to help “flatten the curve,” the scientists, engineers and staff of Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality are mostly working remotely. During this time, the department will conduct business as usual.Read More
Do electric vehicles affect winter air quality? How does an increase in electric power demand affect local pollution? Answers from a DEQ scientist inside.Read More
This summer scientists from DAQ have installed two new air quality monitors to measure potential emissions from the inland port.Read More
Samples from the site where a dog died on July Fourth show high cyanotoxins. DEQ, the local health department and Zions National Park will continue to sample the North Fork of the Virgin and keep residents aware of potential health risks.Read More