Fort Air Partnership Records Zero High or Very High-Risk AQHI Hours in the Fourth Quarter of 2023 

From October through December 2023, Fort Air Partnership (FAP) recorded zero hours of high or very-high-risk Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) hours at our seven continuous air monitoring stations that provide the data used for calculating the AQHI. Please read our web post for more information.

 

2023 Alberta Wildfire’s Seasonal Statistics

The Province of Alberta endured a very impactful wildfire season in 2023. The massive number of hectares burned in Alberta affected air quality in the Fort Air Partnership for several months. Read about the wildfire statistics.

 

Wildfire Smoke Leads to High and Very High AQHI Ratings in the Third Quarter of 2023

From July through September 2023, the Fort Air Partnership Airshed (FAP) continued to experience increased numbers of high and very high Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) hourly ratings due mainly to wildfire smoke. The Airshed recorded 14,891 hours of air monitoring data for calculating the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) at seven FAP stations. Please see our web post for more information. (2023 Fourth Quarter Results are coming very soon.)