Benton Clean Air Agency

Air Quality

This data is reported directly from the WA Department of Ecology's website. Please visit the Department of Ecology's website here for current information.

Kennewick PM10 (Dust) & PM2.5 (Smoke)

  • The dominant pollutant will be displayed on the gauge.


Prosser PM2.5 (Smoke)


Ozone (03)

  • Our Ozone monitoring season has now concluded. We will resume the program in spring 2023.

Quick Links

The Benton Clean Air Agency will be holding a regular board meeting on Thursday, October 27th, 2022 at 5:00pm. Click this link to attend the Zoom meeting or enter the ID: 880 4179 0159 and password: 344999

Agenda

Washington Smoke Information - County, state, and federal agencies provide information for Washington communities affected by smoke from wildland fires (includes links in Spanish)

Tri-City Ozone Forecast

We would like to take a moment to acknowledge Ben Franklin Transit for it’s continual support and proactive work in being part of the solution to our ozone problem in the Tri-City area. To find out more, visit their website at https://www.bft.org/environment/

Statewide Air Monitoring Network - Ecology’s monitors, the color codes indicate the air quality at each monitor. Please note that some of the monitors will not reflect the level of smoke/PM2.5 because they measure another pollutant. PM2.5 can be selected at the top.

Washington Air Quality Advisory (WAQA) - Provides guidance based on the air quality advisory level shown to the left

Ecology’s Webpage on Outdoor or Windblown Dust -provides information on sources, health effects, and how to protect yourself from windblown dust

Understanding Burn Bans - A video that explains the different types of burn bans and why they are important

Emergency Alerts - Sign up to receive emergency weather alerts

Proof of Notification - New marijuana production and processing notification