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.
Heat pumps can help keep us cool in the summer, warmer in the winter, filter the air and reduce our environmental footprint.
A Swedish observational study suggests there is a correlation between air pollution and an increased risk of positive Covid-19 cases and more severe outcomes among young adults.
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