Air Quality Awareness Week is now past, but you can still check out our blogs from each day’s topic. Click on the graphic below for more!

The 2021 theme for Air Quality Awareness Week is, "Healthy Air — Important for Everyone!"

We’re committed to attaining and maintaining healthful air quality while supporting strong and sustainable economic growth.

The Mojave Desert Air Basin encompasses the High Desert of San Bernardino County stretching from the top of the Cajon Pass to the Nevada border, north to Trona and south to the Palo Verde Valley in Riverside County including the city of Blythe.

The Mojave Desert Air Basin enjoys some of the clearest air in the state. But with its proximity to the South Coast Air Basin — which produces some of the worst air quality in all of California — our need to be vigilant in protecting our desert air is ever-growing.

OurDesertAir.com is intended to be a one-stop resource center for individuals who live, work and play within the geographical Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. When you need to learn and know about air quality in our desert, check here first.

Please use the resources provided here as needed, and please let us know if there’s information you want but can’t find. Email us at info@ourdesertair.com.

Click here to read the official news release announcing the launch of Our Desert Air here.

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5 days ago

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Our eyes are on the Pine Fire burning near the border of San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties, in Llano (L.A. County). We're monitoring air quality conditions in the areas near the fire as the smoke could impact communities within our district.

Please share this information with whomever may be affected:
We've not issued an official advisory as of 4:05 p.m., but if you smell smoke, you're breathing smoke. Those with respiratory issues, seniors and young children are at a higher risk of health-related issues during wildfire smoke events. If there's smoke in your area, remain indoors and use air conditioning (not swamp/evaporative coolers), preferably with recirculation function if possible.
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5 days ago

Mojave Desert AQMD

Air Quality Awareness Week 2021 may officially be in the history books, but that doesn't mean our educational posts disappear! If you missed any of our information sharing last week, or you want to take another look today or any point in the future, head over and bookmark http://ourdesertair.com/air-quality-awareness-week-2021/. And please, feel free to share your feedback on any and all of our posts in the comments below! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Mojave Desert AQMD

It's the last day of #AQAW2021 and we're wrapping it up with an important look at air quality around the world.

How does air quality abroad affect us here, and vice versa?

Why is it important to check the AQI before traveling?

Head over to our Day 5 blog: http://ourdesertair.com/aqaw2021-day5/

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