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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

New Annual Report for 2013 published
Published Date: 01/10/2014

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest annual air quality report for Wales.

For the 2013 report...

» Download 2013 Annual Report - English (pdf)
» Download 2013 Annual Report - Welsh (pdf)

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Latest Seminar

WAQF 2014 Seminar: Air Quality Issues - What is next?
Published Date: 01/10/2014

The 2014 Seminar of the Welsh Air Quality Forum was held on Thursday 25th September at The Media Resource Centre,...

» Programme (pdf)
» Air Quality Policy 2014 (pdf)
By Roger Herbert, Welsh Government
» Managing the Public Health Risks from Environmental Incidents - Guidance for Wales (pdf)
By Kristian James, Natural Resources Wales
» Emergency Incident Management Framework (pdf)
By Mike Thomson, Natural Resources Wales
» Low Cost Sensor Networks for Air Quality Monitoring (pdf)
By Prof Rod Jones, University of Cambridge
» Air Quality and Health Impact of Waste to Energy and Biomass Combustion (pdf)
By Dr Mark Broomfield, Ricardo-AEA
» Air Quality Impacts of Domestic Wood Burning (pdf)
By Dr Gary Fuller, Kings College London
» Source apportionment of Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in the UK (including cooking emissions) (pdf)
By Prof Roy Harrison, Birmingham University
» AQ Impact of Fracking Activities (pdf)
By Andrew Kibble, Public Health England

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