Sheriff’s Office

Current Air Quality Index (AQI) Values


6011 Rollins Avenue_DM – Air Sampling Station

1907 Carpenter_DM – Continuous Air Sampling Station

1907 Carpenter_DM-PM2.5, PM10, Speciation Air Sampling

1907 Carpenter_DM Skyline

Slater_Iowa Air Sampling Station

Des Moines Skyline and River

Pedestrian Bridge and River

Des Moines Traffic and Arches

News & Press Releases

Monday, October 20, 2014
Think Again Before Burning Leaves: Harmful To Your Health An…

Des Moines, IA) – Fall is in the air. Tree leaves are dropping and piling up. Most of us enjoy the fall aroma of burning leaves. However, before you decide to l…

Friday, October 03, 2014
Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11

October 5-11 is Fire Prevention Week- a great time to promote best burn tips to help keep homes warm and healthier. It’s also a great opportunity to share the h…

Monday, July 28, 2014
No Idle Campaign

Polk County Public Works, Air Quality Division invites Public & Private Schools to be part of our No Idling Campaign. The exhaust from idling vehicles and s…


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Phone: (515)-286-3705
Fax: (515)-286-3437
Operating Hours: 7am - 5pm / M-F
5885 NE 14 Street
Des Moines, IA 50313