As a result of this forecast, people with chronic underlying medical conditions should consider postponing strenuous exercise until the bulletin is lifted. Find out more information and use the map here. View our data license agreement and disclaimer. The city of Vancouver strives to achieve the “cleanest air of any major city in the world.” For such a lofty goal, the city is not far off. Very easy to set up, they only require a WIFI access point and a USB power supply. [3] Union of Concerned Scientists. In 2019, there were 30 such incidents of short-term pollution where an “incident” is described as:1. Provide questions or feedback on AirMap to. Please note that air quality data may be missing for many reasons that are beyond our control including local power or communications outages, instrument calibration cycles or failure. * If the AQHI index has increased to 7 (high health risk), it is usually because of high concentrations of smoke particles (PM2.5) in this community. To view Air Quality data, click on a station or select one of the following options from the menu: Air Quality and Weather Across the Region, Inhalable particulate matter (PM10) - 24 hr, Lower Fraser Valley Air Quality Monitoring Network, Lot, District, Township, Range and Meridian Labels, Frequent Transit Development Areas (FTDA), Frequent Transit Network - Translink 2017, Recreation and Protected Natural Features, Protected Recreation & Conservation Areas. And, while the current air quality is still considered fair, the forecast calls for some high concentrations later today. Instructions on how to use the map are below. Use the air quality map of British Columbia to understand where fires are burning and how they will affect regional air quality. Metro Vancouver operates this network in cooperation with the Fraser Valley Regional District, Environment Canada and other partners. shares Smoky Skies Bulletins. At times, this site may experience a substantial increase in traffic causing Washington's Air Quality Map to load very slowly. Metro Vancouver notes that Air Quality Bulletins are issued when air pollutant levels are expected to be elevated, but do not yet exceed levels that warrant the issuance of an Air Quality Advisory. If you are experiencing symptoms such as chest discomfort, shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing, follow the advice of your healthcare provider. Air Pollution in Vancouver: Real-time Air Quality Index Visual Map. Click here to learn more. BreezoMeter created a new and uniform air quality index - the BreezoMeter AQI, BAQI, that provides a clear and intuitive way to read and understand real-time air quality information. The general public is not likely to be affected.