Databases & Information


AWQMS Update Information

The Ambient Water Quality Management System (AWQMS) database includes ambient water monitoring data collected by the Utah Department of Environment Quality and its partners.

Request an AWQMS User Account by completing this Request Form or sending an email to

Once you have obtained your User Account, please visit Utah’s AWQMS Portal to login to the database.

DEQ Interactive Map

This map application provides environmental spatial data from each Division at DEQ. The Division of Water Quality data layers include Assessed Lakes (locations only), Assessed Waters (lakes and streams), Groundwater Permits, Mercury in Fish Tissue, Monitoring Locations, UPDES Dischargers, Underground Injection Control Permits and Hydrologic Units (HUC8). Each searchable data layer on the DEQ Interactive Map is also downloadable as a GIS shapefile or a data table format. Training videos can be found in the upper right-hand corner of the map. Look for the Water Quality tab for training videos specific to the Water Quality data layers.

WQ Assessment Map

This map helps identify designated beneficial uses assigned to Utah waters including domestic drinking water, agricultural use, aquatic life, and recreation. The map also provides the latest available Water Quality assessments based on the Final 2016 Integrated Report (including assessment category 5 or 303[d] waters), causes of impairments, and the affected beneficial uses.

Submit Sampling Data to DWQ

DWQ Cooperative Monitoring Program
Submit your monitoring data for the Cooperative Monitoring Program by completing our Sampling Data Upload Form. You will be asked to include the type of data and your project information with your data submittal. Please note any data submitted using this form should have a DWQ-approved Sampling Plan on file in order to be processed.

If you have any questions regarding data submission, please email If you have any questions regarding the Cooperative Monitoring Program, please contact the DWQ Monitoring Section, see the DWQ Contacts page for contact information