Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Utah Department of Environmental Quality

The mission of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is to safeguard human health and quality of life by protecting and enhancing the environment.

A quality environment will be achieved through:

  • Careful, open, and fair consideration of the concern of all Utahns
  • Excellence in science, communications, and operations
  • Timely, effective, and consistent response to all customers
  • Actively promoting pollution prevention

Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality includes:

  • The Division of Air Quality (DAQ)
  • The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR)
  • The Division of Drinking Water (DDW)

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