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 Working with our community to ensure
 a safe and healthy environment.

About Us


The Maricopa County Environmental Services provides essential, regional environmental services seeking to prevent and remove environmental health risks. The Department’s Environmental Health Specialists and Field Technicians are in the community every day making sure that among other things, food in all the eating and drinking establishments in the County is protected from contamination, that water supplies throughout the County are safe to drink, and that vector borne health illnesses and risks are minimized. It is our belief that with continued support, future generations will reap the benefits of today’s actions.

Approximately 240 people staff the Department, which consists of six divisions:

VISION STATEMENT:

As the recognized regional environmental leader, we will develop and foster innovative environmental health protection programs for the safety of our residents and their environment.

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of the Environmental Services Department is to provide safe food, water, waste disposal and vector borne disease reduction controls to the people of Maricopa County so that they may enjoy living in a healthy and safe community.

Department Goals:
  • By June 30, 2013, 90% of qualified new employees will be retained for at least one year to meet customer demands for safe food, water, waste disposal and vector borne disease reduction controls.
  • By June 30, 2015, reduce vector borne mosquito populations by 5% from 136 positive mosquitoes in fiscal year 2008 to 129 positive mosquitoes.
  • By June 30, 2015, 75% of customer requests will be processed online to address customer demands.