Improving air quality in Liverpool

Air pollution can cause serious health problems and be harmful to our children in Liverpool. Liverpool City Council and its partners are already working hard to help clear the air. If we all play our part and make small changes to reduce air pollution we can make a big difference.

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Clean air pioneers provide city with food for thought

Clean air pioneers provide city with food for thought

Clean air pioneers provide city with food for thought In a secret bunker, a group of scientists may be on the brink of climate change alchemy! A group of scientists working in a secret underground lab in Liverpool have devised a novel way to improve the city’s air...

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Air quality data blitz on every breath we take

Air quality data blitz on every breath we take

Liverpool will be monitoring the air that we breathe in real time all day tomorrow (Thursday, 20 June) – as the city marks Clean Air Day. A specially commissioned Air Quality Monitoring Vehicle (AQMV), supplied by air data specialists Enviro Technology, will be on...

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Today's
Air Quality

Our handy map makes it easy to see what current and upcoming air pollution levels are like in your area by bringing you the very latest information from Defra.

Image above is visual only. Click link to see live map. Air quality levels in Liverpool sourced from Defra.
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What is air pollution?

The air around us is made up of a collection invisible particles and gasses, some of which can damage our health. The more we know about the air we breathe, the easier it can be to protect ourselves, reduce exposure and work together to make a difference. 

Reducing and avoiding pollution

There are simple things we can all do to protect ourselves and improve air quality and, if we add everyone's contribution together, we can help clear the air.

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