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9 Ways To Go Green This Summer

9 Ways To Go-Green This Summer

Come summer, it’s easy to get distracted by cookouts and camp trips. Making eco-conscious efforts while enjoying the sun is easier than you think. Check out this week’s blog for tips on keeping things green this summer.

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Inversion Season 2019-2020

Inversion Season 2019-2020

On March 31, DEQ’s Division of Air Quality called an end to the 2019-20 inversion season and stopped issuing its Action Forecasts for PM2.5 pollution. Utah residents have taken air quality seriously. Efforts by citizens and regulators alike have resulted in improved air quality in Northern Utah.

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Water Quality: Only Flush Toilet Paper

Water Quality: Only Flush Toilet Paper

The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in residents flushing other paper products down the toilet. This has caused an increase in backed-up toilets and overflowing sewer lines in Utah and across the country. Even wipes marketed as “flushable” will clog pipes.

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5 Tips To Better Teleworking

5 Tips To Better Teleworking

As promoters of clean air and reduced emissions, DEQ’s Division of Air Quality has learned a few things about working from home. We didn’t expect to be sharing these tips during a pandemic. Nonetheless, here are some tips on how to make the most of teleworking in the coming weeks.

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COVID-19: Your Drinking Water is Safe

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality wants residents to know that their public water supply is safe. In the case of quarantine or outbreak related to the coronavirus, public drinking water systems are designed to continuously deliver safe drinking water to your tap. 

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