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, Air Sampling

Skyline and River

1907 Carpenter_Samplers

Pedestrian Bridge and River

Sheldahl_Iowa Air Sampling Station

Des Moines Traffic and Arches

News & Press Releases

Friday, September 29, 2017
Open Burning Of Leaves And Yard Waste

In the fall, numerous open burning complaints have been received by Polk County in unincorporated Polk County, the information below is provided to inform resid…

Friday, September 8, 2017
September Is Preparedness Month

U.S. EPA:   Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses,…

Friday, September 1, 2017
Unhealthy Smoke From Canadian Forest Fires Pushes Into Polk …

Last night (8/31/2017) and into today (9/1/2017), a plume of smoke originating from Canada wildfires pushed into the state resulting in unusually high fine part…


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5885 NE 14 Street
Des Moines, IA 50313