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 by creating a Clean Air Plan

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Clean Air Day is happening on 16 June 2022

Clean Air Day is happening on 16 June 2022

Air pollution dirties every organ in the body. It is the biggest environmental threat to our health, no matter who you are or where you live. Air pollution can harm every organ in your body and can shorten our lives, contribute towards chronic illness and put us more...

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New rules for wood burning stoves in UK homes

New rules for wood burning stoves in UK homes

Since 1st May 2022, manufactured solid fuels and wood sold for domestic use across England must meet new legal requirements to reduce the amount of pollution produced when it is burned. Domestic burning is a major source of air pollution in the UK, accounting for 25%...

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Today’s
Air Quality

Our handy map makes it easy to see what the current and historic air pollution levels are like in your area by bringing you the very latest information from air quality monitoring conducted by Liverpool City Council and Defra.

Screenshot of live air quality map

Image above is visual only. Click link to see live map. Air quality levels in Liverpool sourced from Liverpool City Council  and Defra.
© Crown 2018 copyright Defra via uk-air.defra.gov.uk, licensed under the Open Government Licence (OGL).

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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