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Publication Date: Mar.9

ADEQ Announces $37,734 Brownfield Grant Award to the City of Cottonwood, Yavapai, AZ

ADEQ officials announced today a $37,734 Brownfields Grant award to the City of Cottonwood to revitalize the downtown area by performing an Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint Abatement on the Cottonwood Civic Center. The remodeling of this historic building is a step in the process of bringing new life to the historic Old Town Cottonwood district.

Publication Date: Feb.16

ADEQ Issues PM-10 High Pollution Advisory for the Yuma Area Effective Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

ADEQ has issued a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for today, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, for coarse particulate matter (PM10) for the Yuma area in Arizona.

Publication Date: Jan.27

ADEQ Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program Recognizes New Achievers | Participation Grows to 40

ADEQ officials announced today the addition of nine new participants in the Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP), bringing the number of organizations demonstrating its value to 40.

Publication Date: Dec.30

ADEQ Issues PM-2.5 High Pollution Advisory for Nogales Effective Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, & Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, and Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), also known as soot, for the Nogales area in Arizona.

Publication Date: Dec.16

Publication Date: Dec.15

Publication Date: Dec.8

ADEQ Nitrate Test Result of Johnson Utilities (PWS 11182) in Pinal County Drinking Water Confirms Level Met Federal Health Standard

Today, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) received the test result of the drinking water sample we collected independently on Dec. 5, 2016, from Johnson Utilities public water system in Pinal County. ADEQ is pleased to let Johnson Utilities customers know that our test, which used certified analytical methods, demonstrated the nitrate level met the federal drinking water standard.

Publication Date: Dec.6

Johnson Utilities Drinking Water Problem Resolved

ADEQ is pleased to report that we are lifting the Johnson Utilities Drinking Water Advisory for nitrate. ADEQ notified Johnson Utilities (PWS 11182) customers on Dec. 2, 2016, to not provide water to infants under of the age of 6 months or use the water to make infant formula because of elevated nitrate levels. ADEQ has confirmed the problem has been resolved and tap water can be given to infants under the age of 6 months.

Publication Date: Dec.5

‘Burn Cleaner, Burn Better’ Campaign Kicks Off

Officials from the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the kickoff of their annual Maricopa County winter air quality ‘Burn Cleaner, Burn