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:
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.
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.
- 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.