Air Quality Monitoring in Claremorris, Co. Mayo

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the National Ambient Air Quality Network.  Find out more information on what we monitor.

The air quality index for Claremorris is calculated on an hourly basis under the Rural West AQIH Region. The Air Quality Map  shows you if air quality is good, fair, poor or very poor in your region.

You can find out if air quality is likely to affect your health and what you can do to protect your health on the Air Quality Index for Health page.

The Claremorris site is located in the waste water treatment plant approximately 4km outside the town of Claremorris, Co. Mayo. This is a rural setting with little traffic or other influences on air quality.  Monitoring began at this site in 2011.

Monitoring is done using a continuous monitor for particulate matter PM10 and PM2.5. Organic/Elemental Carbon (OC/EC) and a range of anions and cations are also measured at this site. The latest results can be viewed using the link below.