Air quality monitoring in the Namoi North West Slopes Region Winter 2020 seasonal newsletter

Air quality monitoring in the Namoi/North West Slopes Region: Winter 2020

Air quality at regional population centres in the Namoi/North West Slopes met national benchmarks on 98% of winter days from 1 June 2019 to 31 August 2020.

Date
14 January 2021
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Newsletter
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISSN 2209-9458
  • ID EES20210028
  • File PDF 1.1MB
  • Pages 10
  • Name air-quality-monitoring-network-namoi-winter-2020-2100028.pdf

The Namoi/North West Slopes winter 2020 seasonal newsletter provides an overview of air quality in the region. Air quality in regional population centres in the Namoi/North West Slopes met national benchmarks on 98% of days in winter 2020 (90 days), compared to 96% (88 days) in 2019 and 92% (84 days) in 2018. The region recorded two days with concentrations of particle pollution above national benchmarks, due to domestic woodsmoke on 6 June and a widespread dust storm on 20 August 2020.