Air Quality

Air Quality Camera

The Air Quality Program is located in the Environmental Division of the Boise Public Works Department in City Hall. The program actively coordinates with local, state and federal agencies to track air quality issues in the Treasure Valley.View Current Air Quality Conditions


  The Air Quality Program is currently focusing on the following activities:

  • Managing air quality issues at the city wastewater treatment plants
  • Assisting with projects at other Boise City facilities, such as the Boise Airport and Boise Parks
  • Participating in air quality committees and keeping abreast of local issues to provide information to the mayor and city council
  • Overseeing the visibility monitoring project

Visibility Monitoring Project

In 2000, Boise City purchased a digital camera and computer system to record visibility conditions in the Boise Area. The system provides updated images every 15 minutes and saves the images for future analysis.