Vineyard air quality monitoring station

The Vineyard air quality monitoring station is located in the Castle Hill Sewage Treatment Plant, off Bandon Road, Vineyard.  It is situated in the north of the Hawkesbury basin in a residential/semi-rural area.

Air quality monitoring region: Sydney north-west

Commissioned: February 1994

Elevation: 35 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and an Air Quality Index (AQI).

The following air pollutants and meteorological variables are currently measured at Vineyard:

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Oxides of nitrogen (NO, NO2 and NOx)
  • Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
  • Visibility using nephelometry
  • Fine particles as PM10
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity