Air quality monitoring in the Namoi North West Slopes Region Spring 2019 seasonal newsletter

Air quality monitoring in the Namoi/North West Slopes Region: Spring 2019

Air quality at regional population centres in the Namoi/North West Slopes met national benchmarks on 59% of spring days from 1 September to 30 November 2019.

Date
30 July 2020
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Newsletter
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISSN 2209-945X
  • ID EES20200136
  • File PDF 1.9MB
  • Pages 12
  • Name air-quality-monitoring-network-namoi-spring-2019-200136.pdf

The Namoi/North West Slopes spring 2019 seasonal newsletter provides an overview of air quality in the region.

Air quality at regional population centres in the Namoi/North West Slopes met national benchmarks on 59% of spring days (54 days) from 1 September to 30 November 2019. The Air Quality Index was poor to hazardous on 37 spring days (41%). Air quality was affected by dust storms and bushfire smoke, during the prolonged, intense drought and extreme bushfire weather conditions.

First published March 2020; reprinted July 2020 with changes to Figure 10.