Air quality monitoring in the Namoi-North-West Slopes Region Summer 2018-19 seasonal newsletter

Air quality monitoring in the Namoi/North-West Slopes Region: 2018-19

Air quality at regional population centres met national benchmarks on 91% of summer days from 1 December 2018 to 28 February 2019.

Date
12 June 2019
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Newsletter
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISSN 2209-945X
  • ID OEH20190254
  • File PDF 1.3MB
  • Pages 12
  • Name air-quality-monitoring-network-namoi-summer-2018-190254.pdf

The Namoi/North-West Slopes spring 2018 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 91% of summer days (82 days) from 1 December 2018 to 28 February 2019. The Air Quality Index was good for 62% of the season (56 days) and fair for 29% of the season (26 days). Airborne particle pollution reached poor to hazardous levels on eight days (9%) during summer 2018–19, due to windblown dust.