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Environmental Health Division


The Environmental Health Division of Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) provides services to help ensure a safe, clean, and healthy environment for the residents of Boulder County.

Air Quality Program

Improves indoor and outdoor air quality in Boulder County and ensures Boulder County businesses are in compliance with the 1990 Federal Clean Air Act Amendments.

Consumer Protection Programs

Laboratory Services

BCPH reduces the risk of waterborne disease and illness through affordable water testing of community and private water systems.

Business Sustainability

Helps with specific questions about hazardous materials and alternatives. They offer presentations for groups, schools and organizations. The Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) program consists of cities of Boulder and Longmont, and the Boulder Chamber of Commerce.

Vector Control Program

A “vector” is an animal or insect capable of transmitting disease to humans. The Vector Control Program monitors wildlife, mosquitoes, ticks and other insects to detect the presence of encephalitis, rabies, plague, tularemia and hantavirus. The program also oversees the Boulder County Mosquito Control Program.

Water Quality Program

Improves water quality, prevents water-related illness, reduces water-borne disease transmission in Boulder County. Evaluates residential water/wastewater systems (septic/sewer systems). Coordinates the Keep It Clean Partnership, that addresses stormwater runoff. Also coordinates the Lefthand Watershed Task Force to make recommendations on cleanup options for the Lefthand Watershed.

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