Environmental Health Division
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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

Monitors and works to improve indoor and outdoor air quality in Boulder County and ensures Boulder County businesses are in compliance with state and federal air quality requirements.

Body Art

Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) licenses and routinely inspects all body art facilities operating within the county. “Body art” facilities include any that provide tattoo, piercing, or permanent makeup services.

Business Sustainability

Works with businesses across Boulder County to support energy efficiency, water conservation, and a zero waste business community. Services such as EnergySmart and Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) provide free business advising services, financial incentives, and business recognition for environmental achievements.

Food Safety

Learn how to prevent foodborne illness at home and when dining out. Get information about becoming licensed to sell food to the public.

Vector Control

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

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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Environmental Health Division

Main: 303-441-1564
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