Water Quality News
Local, State, and Federal Partners Work to Operate Willwood Dam and Protect Shoshone River Fishery
Oct. 16, 2017
An interagency group continues work on developing a plan to allow for the operation of Willwood Dam while also protecting the downstream Shoshone River fishery.
USEPA agrees with Wyoming on efforts to protect streams
Sept. 15, 2017
DEQ recently received notice from the USEPA approving designated use changes of many low-flow stream channels in Wyoming.
DEQ releases results of E. Coli sampling on Flat Creek, Fish Creek, and Snake River
Aug. 29, 2017
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Water Quality Division (WQD) is releasing results from Escherichia coli (E. coli) sampling conducted by staff on Flat Creek, Fish Creek, and the Snake River.
DEQ announces completion of thesis Development of Thermal Tiers and Regulatory Criteria for Wyoming Stream Fishes
July 21, 2017
Notice to Avoid and Report Possible Harmful Algal Blooms in Wyoming Waters
July 14, 2017
DEQ advises the public to avoid and keep animals away from blue-green algae blooms in Wyoming lakes and reservoirs.
March 13th is Know Your Well Day
March 2, 2017
In conjunction with the National Groundwater Awareness Week, DEQ has designated March 13th as Know Your Well Day
DEQ and OGCC to host public meeting regarding Pavillion Area Groundwater Investigation
Nov. 23, 2016
DEQ releases Pavillion, Wyoming Area Domestic Water Wells Final Report and Palatability Study
Nov. 10, 2016
This report is a result of the State of Wyoming's continued investigation into drinking water quality concerns.
DEQ releases revised Categorical Use Attainability Analysis (UAA) for Recreation
Sept. 1, 2016
DEQ has released the revised technical Categorical Use Attainability Analysis (UAA) for Recreation, that identifies low flow channels in Wyoming that are not used for swimming or similar water contact activities.
DEQ to host Kick-off Meeting to begin work on developing Nutrient Strategy
March 15, 2016
DEQ is inviting public, interested organizations, and state and federal agencies to participate in an effort to address nutrients entering Wyoming's surface waters.