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Welcome to Air Quality in Wales

Welcome to the Air Quality in Wales website. This website aims to provide you with comprehensive information about Air Quality in Wales.

Air Pollution Summary

Air Pollution in Wales is currently: Low - Index 3

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Note: Values are based on provisional data and represent the highest pollution levels across Wales - other areas may not be at this level. For more detailed information see the map on the left or visit the Current Levels page.

For more information about what the bands mean, please refer to the key underneath the map on the left.

Air Pollution Bulletin

Click on the links below for air pollution bulletins:

Air Pollution Forecast

View the air pollution forecasts for the area of Wales where you are:

For more information and advice on action you can take when MODERATE or HIGH air pollution is forecast, please see the health advice pages

Latest News

Website Improved - Air Quality Exceedance Summary and Statistics Download
Published Date: 01/10/2012

New features have been added to this website to enable users to:

  • View an exceedance summary for each pollutant at a...

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Latest Report

Science and Innovation Report on Particle Composition
Published Date: 31/12/2012, by Lorenzo Labrador

Produced by Ricardo-AEA on behalf of the Welsh Government and the Welsh Air Quality Forum

» Report (pdf)

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Latest Seminar

WAQF 2013 Seminar: Traffic Management and Air Quality
Published Date: 31/10/2013

The 2013 Seminar of the Welsh Air Quality Forum was held on Thursday 10th October at The Media Resource Centre,...

» Programme (pdf)
» Review of Effectiveness of LA Action Plans and Future Policy Options (pdf)
By Steve Moorcroft
» Welsh Government Policy Update and Grant News (pdf)
By Roger Herbert
» Transport and Enhanced Emissions Model (TEEM): The application of web based GIS emission inventories for LAQM (pdf)
By Dr Kevin Turpin
» Reading LEZ Feasibility Investigation (pdf)
By Graham Harker
» Using Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Data to Reveal Emission Trends from Road Traffic on the M4 (pdf)
By Dr Duncan Whyatt
» Analysis of results to-date from the Newport M4 Jn 25 Measurement Study (pdf)
By Robbie Mitchell & Dr Ross Hunter
» Carmarthenshire AQ Action Plan - How to consider all the options? (pdf)
By Alun Rees & Ollie Matthews

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