Utah DEQ News

Picture of farm with words: DEQ Helps Farms Protect Water Quality

DEQ Helps Farms Protect Water Quality

To aid Utah’s farmers and ranchers, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality have begun the Agricultural Voluntary Incentive Program to help farming operations develop Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans.

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Utah Scientists Using Sewage to Track Coronavirus

Utah Scientists Using Sewage to Track Coronavirus

In April, a pilot program was launched to determine whether monitoring sewage for coronavirus could provide a useful tool for public health officials for early detection of rising infections, monitoring overall community infection trends, and confirmation of low infection rates.

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June 17, 2014 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials FINAL Minutes (47 KB) Board Packet (624 KB) Audio Recording (13 MB) June 17, 2014 – 9:00 am Meeting Agenda Call to Order – Chairman Hansen Roll Call – Ken Bousfield Introductions – Chairman Hansen Financial Assistance Committee Report SRF Applications FEDERAL: Wooden Shoe Water Company – Michael Grange OTHER: Big Plains Water …

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DEQ: Most-Read Blogs You May Have Missed in 2017

Originally published July 10, 2020 By Donna Kemp Spangler Since Earth Day 2014, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality has offered weekly blogs written by our scientists, engineers, and environmental partners that highlight important environmental issues affecting Utahns. A new blog is posted every Monday. Our 2017 blogs focused on a wide range of issues …

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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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UTWARN Supports Rural Utah During COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic response, drinking water and wastewater system operators have been on-duty providing vital services to homes, citizens and businesses across Utah. The Utah Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network (UTWARN) was set up to quickly respond to events like the coronavirus and ensure seamless operation of water infrastructure.

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