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Who We Are

The Agency provides all the services related to Environmental Health for His Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar. It was formed in 1995 from the Environmental Health Department. Previously known as the Public Health Department it had its origins in the Sanitary Commissioners who were founded in Gibraltar in the early 19th Century and constructed the water supply and sanitation systems.

How We Work

We are responsible for the enforcement of many areas of Environmental and Public Health legislation. It is headed by the Chief Environmental Health Officer who together with Environmental Health Officers, Assistant Environmental Health Officers, Pest Control Operatives and administrative staff ensure that the Agency's responsibilities are met.

Air Quality

The Agency runs three air quality monitoring stations on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar. These are located at:

  1. Rosia Road by the Gibraltar Electricity Authority offices
  2. Bleak House Car Park.
  3. Witham’s Road opposite Churchill House.

There is automatic monitoring of Sulphur Dioxide, Oxides of Nitrogen, Carbon Monoxide, Benzene and Ozone.