Participants in the Critical Mass Bike Ride and Parade gather at the Spirit Square before heading through the city to celebrate GoByBike Weeks in October 2022.
Doug and Nola Purdy look out from their deck in the Westridge area of the city. To their left they smile toward cleaner skies, while to the right and below them sits a haze. On that day air quality was reading good on both the Air Quality Health Index monitor and PurpleAir monitors; however, neither type measure PM10, or dust, so it’s believed that contributed to the hazy air quality that day.
Erin Hitchcock photo
Williams Lake needs to make air quality improvements, according to Central Air Zone report.
If you’re considering replacing your machine, choose electric over gas-fired contraptions, in order to reduce harmful emissions that affect our air quality and contribute to greenhouse gases.