AQMesh tracks pollution hot spots


Wales (UK)

Environment / Location

Rural, major roadside


Single AQMesh pod used in several locations


Monitoring traffic emissions


Having identified concerning levels of NO2 that breached European air quality standards, a plan was put in place to reduce NO2 by 25µg/m3 whilst also ensuring other pollutants remain at safe levels.


The AQMesh pod was installed for a set period of time at different locations to help assess the progress made by each initiative taken to improve the air quality, which included actions such as changes to traffic management, parking and the relocation of bus stops. By monitoring NO2 levels with the AQMesh pod in real-time at the locations of these changes, the improvement in air quality could be tracked and the data used to prove the success or failure of each initiatives.

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