Air Pollution Control Newsroom 

Air Quality Alert for August 3 and 4

Friday August 1, 2008

An Air Quality Alert has been declared for Sunday, August 3 and Monday, August 4, 2008 for the Louisville area.

The air is expected to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.  Sensitive groups include active children and adults, and people with lung diseases, such as asthma.  These groups should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.

The air quality index is expected to reach 114 on Sunday. The index is forecasted to reach 122 on Monday  The determining pollutant for both days is ground level ozone.

Local air quality affects how we live and breathe.  Like the weather, it can change from day to day.

Help the air on Air Quality Alert days with these simple steps:

  • Share a ride.
  • Delay your mowing.
  • Combine your errands.

See current and forecasted air quality, or call (502) 574-3319 for the current air quality.

Learn about the health effects of poor air quality.

Learn clean air tips that can make a difference.