New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Environmental Health Bureau

Environmental Health Bureau

William Chavez , Bureau Chief
121 Tijeras, NE, Ste. 1000
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 222-9516

E-mail: william.chavez@state.nm.us

The Environmental Health Bureau (EHB) consists of four core programs and conducts its work throughout District Field Offices in many cities and counties representing a geographical and demographic cross-section of the state.

For more information, visit each program’s separate web page:

Food Program


Program Manager:
Johnathan Gerhardt  
121 Tijeras, NE, Ste. 1000 
Albuquerque, NM 87102 
Email: food.program@state.nm.us

For questions related to food applications, permits, or complaints please contact the District Field Office nearest you.

click here to visit the Food Program website.

Liquid Waste Program


Program Manager (Acting):
Michael Broussard
2540 Camino Edward Ortiz
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: (505) 476-9125
Email: LiquidWaste.Program@state.nm.us

This program protects public health, safety and water quality by ensuring that onsite disposal of household sewage is done safely and properly [ … visit Liquid Waste Program]

Swimming Pool Program


Program Manager (Acting):
Levi Cole
121 Tijeras, NE, Ste. 1000
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Office: (505) 222-9500  Cell: (575) 562-9149
Email: Aquatics.Program@state.nm.us

This program ensures that the owners and operators of public swimming pools, spas, baths and other bathing attractions maintain them in a safe and health responsible manner [ … visit Swimming Pool Program]

Hemp Program


Program Manager:
Johnathan Gerhardt
121 Tijeras Ave. NE, Suite 1000
Albuquerque, NM 87102-3400
Office: (505) 222-9515
Email: hemp.program@state.nm.us

click here to visit the Hemp Program website.