DEQ Home > Programs
DEQ programs are listed alphabetically. To locate a program, select the appropriate letter, scroll down the page, or select Edit > Find (on this page) to search from your browser.
Air Monitoring Center
Responsible for operating and maintaining an ambient air monitoring network that protects the health and welfare of the citizens of Utah.
Backflow Technician Program
Information on certification, classes, policy, related topics.
Provides Utah companies with resources for improving their long-term environmental performance, increasing regulatory compliance, and obtaining required environmental permits.
Capacity Development Program
Promotes the establishment of drinking water systems that are financially viable and able to meet the challenges of the State's rapid growth.
Chemical Cleanout Toolkit for Utah Schools
The Toolkit serves as guidance to assist Utah schools in successfully dealing with excess, unused, outdated and potentially harmful chemicals.
Children's Environmental Health
This site serves as a tool to help learn more about children’s environmental issues and help connect with partners in the community.
Choose Clean Air
Information on air quality, health, seasonal air conditions, and more.
Clandestine Drug Lab Cleanup Program
Provides a mechanism for cleanup of contamination and certification by local health departments that a contaminated property has been cleaned up to established standards.
Clean Diesel Program
Cost effective solutions that can dramatically reduce pollutants from diesel exhaust.
Clean Fuels Program
Information on the Clean Fuel Grant and Loan Program, as well as the Clean Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit.
Encourages and rewards businesses and other permit holders for going beyond compliance to preserve and protect Utah's environment.
Information on Utah's Climate Change activities.
Construction Assistance Programs
The Division of Drinking Water administers two financial assistance programs: the State Revolving fund and the Federal-State Revolving Fund.
Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs)
Every community water system must prepare and distribute an annual water quality report. The Division of Drinking Water holds regional workshops to assist systems in completing CCR reports.
E. coli Monitoring Program
Advisory information on E. coli levels in State lakes and reservoirs.
Federal State Revolving Fund Program
Division of Drinking Water administers this program.
Generator Site Access Permit System
The Division of Radiation Control administers this program to establish and regulate the access of low-level radioactive waste generators to land disposal facilities within Utah.
Governor's Energy Advisor
Utah's Energy Initiative encourages adequate, reliable, affordable, sustainable, and clean energy resources, including both nonrenewable and renewable resources, and energy conservation, efficiency, and environmental quality.
Great Salt Lake Advisory Council
This council was created to advise on the sustainable use, protection, and development of the Great Salt Lake.
Great Salt Lake Wetlands
A partnership to assess and protect wetlands of the Great Salt Lake
Provides basic information on a variety of environmental issues and to encourage you to make Green Choices that help protect our health and environment.
Groundwater Quality Protection Program
Administers the Utah Water Quality Act.
Presents information on what can be done in and around a home to make it healthier for you and the environment.
Healthy Hospitals Initiative
Developed in a collaborative effort with the national Practice Greenhealth program and Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Association to focus on eliminating the use of mercury.
Idle Free Utah
A collaboration of State, municipal, and private organizations working to reduce vehicle idling time across the state.
Indoor Radon Program
Dedicated to reducing the level of indoor radon in the State of Utah.
Lead-Based Paint Program
Establishes procedures and requirements for the accreditation of training programs for lead-based paint activities and renovations, procedures, and requirements for the certification of individuals and firms engaged in lead-based paint activities and renovations, and work practice standards for performing such activities.
Mercury information for the State of Utah.
Moab Millsite Stakeholder Group
A partnership formed between DEQ and the Grand County Council to achieve a final resolution to the reclamation of the Moab Millsite tailings site.
Monitoring and Reporting Program
Assures that water served to the public is routinely checked for bacteriologic, chemical, and radiologic quality.
Online Business Registration (OneStop)
State of Utah's OneStop Online Business Registration System.
Onsite Wastewater Program
Includes certification of Onsite System Professionals, review of designs and plans for onsite septic systems, operating permits, and information about financial assistance.
Operator Certification Program
Information on becoming a Certified System Operator.
Proper Medication Disposal
Information about the proper disposal of prescription and over-th-counter medications for Utah households.
Small Business Compliance Advisory Council
Advises and monitors DAQ’s Small Business Assistance Program.
Small Business Environmental Assistance Program
Helps small businesses with permitting assistance, emission calculations, technical issues, regulator interpretation, and pollution prevention techniques.
Small Quantity Generator Program
The Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste oversees the practices of the hazardous waste generators in Utah.
Solid Waste Program
The Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste administers permitting and compliance programs for non-hazardous solid waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities throughout the state.
Source Protection Program
A Division of Drinking Water program that allows chemical sampling for sources that combine at an entry point to the distribution system, and sources in a common aquifer.
State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
Carries out all Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) requirements.
Storm Water Advisory Committee (USWAC)
Coordinates efforts to reduce storm water pollution and provide adequate flood control.
Storm Water Permit Issuance System
Apply for and review Construction and Industrial Stormwater Permits.
The Utah Clean Air Partnership is a statewide effort to improve Utah's air quality.
Underground Injection Control Program
Protects underground sources of drinking water from endangerment by subsurface emplacement of fluids.
Used Oil Program
Protects the public and the environment from exposure to contamination caused by the improper treatment, storage, and disposal of used oil.
Voluntary Cleanup Program
Promotes the voluntary cleanup of contaminated sites, and the redevelopment of brownfields and other impacted sites by providing a streamlined cleanup program.
Waste Tire Program
Administers permitting and compliance programs for non-hazardous solid waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities throughout Utah.
Watershed Management and Planning
Focused on protecting and restoring the water quality of our streams, lakes, and ground water resources.
Wastewater Operator Certification Program
Attempts to answer questions most often asked by operators seeking certification as a wastewater works operator.