By Erin Hitchcock, Air Aware Educator A smoky haze hanging over Williams Lake caused air quality ratings to rise to high risk last week, potentially affecting human health. The air quality is a reminder as to what summers have beenContinue reading “PurpleAir Monitors Show Poor Air Quality”
Did you know? Williams Lake has a meteorological air quality monitoring station at Columneetza School. It measures the big 3 pollutants, particulate matter (PM2.5, PM10), nitrogen dioxide ( NO2) and ozone (O3 ), along with current weather conditions (temperature, humidity, precipitation andContinue reading “Are you having a bad AIR day?”
Simple steps can be taken to reduce smoke from your chimney. Learning to burn better, protects people, while also saving time and money. Increased efficiency means less wood is require to heat your home. 1. Check the chimney Grey orContinue reading “6 Steps to Reduce Chimney Smoke”
Active transportation is good for your body and the planet! In case you need convincing, here are 7 excellent reasons to trade out your drive to work or school with walking and biking. Fewer vehicles in the school zone: ReducedContinue reading “7 Reasons to Bike & Walk Instead of Drive”
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