Air Quality Monitoring
Air Quality Monitoring Nationwide
- Nationwide Air Quality information is here.
Air Quality Monitoring in Washington State
- Ecology manages a statewide network of air quality monitors, which cover the state and measure the presence of one or more pollutants.
- Ecology's web site contains information about Washington's Air Monitoring Network, and offers real-time air monitoring data in many areas of the state.
- Ecology uses the Washington Air Quality Advisory, or WAQA, to tell people when air quality is healthy or unhealthy. Learn more about WAQA.
- Department of Ecology’s Air Quality Advisory Fact Sheet is here
- A link to the 2010 Ambient Air Monitoring Assessment, by Ecology, is here..
Air Quality Monitoring in Benton County
- Air quality monitoring of Benton County is continuously conducted via our air monitoring site located on the roof of Tri-Tech at Metaline and Kellogg in Kennewick, Washington.
Data from the air monitoring site are readily available on the Department of Ecology’s website.
- go to the website, and on the left click on "Air Monitoring/Real-Time Air Monitoring Data"; and then
- to see the air quality in Benton County, click on the monitor in Kennewick, as is shown in this image