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High Particulates in Golden’s Air from Wildfire Smoke July 28 to August 3, 2017

High Particulates in Golden’s Air from Wildfire Smoke July 28 to August 3, 2017

Wildfires in the region continue to create very poor air quality conditions in the Golden area. Fine particulates measured at the Golden Hospital have been well above objectives. Last week levels were more than double acceptable limits on several days. The provincial Ministry of Environment and Interior Health has issued a “Smoky Skies Bulletin” for most of southern BC. This […]

Golden Air Quality Report for March 24 to 31

Golden Air Quality Report for March 24 to 31

The street sweepers are now out in action trying to keep on top of road dust production. The rain this past week has helped too. However particulate levels are still high, especially on the busier main roads. Please slow down as this prevents the dust from kicking up so much. Everyone can help out by cleaning up driveways and business […]

Recent Air Quality Data in Golden February 3 to 9, 2017

Recent Air Quality Data in Golden February 3 to 9, 2017

Last week the cold weather continued and many of us in Golden were keeping our wood stoves stoked up to keep warm. Unfortunately, excessive smoke affected air quality. The monitoring station at the hospital registered levels of fine particulates that were well above provincial objectives on four days last week. This presents a hazard to the health of residents, especially […]

Recent Air Quality Data in Golden

Recent Air Quality Data in Golden

Golden Air Quality Monitoring Station Data  February 27 to March 4, 2016 The end of February in Golden was still dusty and smoky sending the monitor up as high as 120 micrograms per cubic meter on Feb 28th. Then a combination of warmer weather with rain and Town street sweeping got things back down to acceptable levels. Those folks who […]