Air Quality Monitoring in Waterford City

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

The air quality index for Waterford is calculated on an hourly basis under the Large Towns 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.

Air monitoring is not currently carried out at Waterford.

Historical air monitoring information

Air monitoring was previously carried out in Waterford at a site on The Mall in the city centre between January 2007 and February 2008. Levels of nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, particulate matter (PM10), benzene, and metals were assessed.

Air quality in Waterford was also assessed in 2000-2001 at Bolton Street near the city centre. The results of both assessments are available through the link below.

Historical air monitoring data can be downloaded here Waterford.