Category: Metrics

DEQ’s Metrics

Find our department metrics here. Skip to a division using the buttons, below, or by using the menu. Division of Water Quality Division of Drinking Water Division of Air Quality Division of Environmental Response and Remediation Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control

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Metrics: Water Quality

Water Bodies Assessed 68% of all stream miles are assessed 32% of that amount are in good condition Dollars invested for clean water projects

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Metrics: Drinking Water

The Division of Drinking Water regulates over 1,000 public drinking water systems in Utah. The Division’s mission is Safeguarding the quality and quantity of Utah’s drinking water through balanced regulation. Public Water Systems are assigned one of the following ratings in accordance with the Rule R309-400, Water System Rating Criteria (Improvement Priority System): Approved Corrective …

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Metrics: Environmental Response and Remediation

UST Branch Percent of Underground Storage Tank Facilities in Significant Compliance Over Time An underground storage tank (UST) is a tank connected to piping that has at least ten percent of its combined volume underground. USTs may contaminate groundwater, the source of drinking water for nearly half of all Americans. U.S. EPA and states collaborate …

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Metrics: Waste Management and Radiation Control

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act To protect public health and the environment from hazardous waste contamination, the State of Utah together with the United States Environmental Protection Agency implement the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). This program helps to protect communities and promotes resource conservation through safe management and cleanup of solid and hazardous …

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