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

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Covid-19 Public Works Building Closed

Polk County Public Works Department (3/17/2020) COVID-19 UPDATE - BUILDING CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS -  FOR CONDUCTING BUSINESS WITH OUR OFFICE Until further noti…

Friday, December 6, 2019
2019 Stakeholder Meeting

How to participate? If you wish to participate in the meeting and provide us with input on the draft budget and fees, RSVP at or a…

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Top Three Ways To Handle Fall Leaves

Fall leaves are beautiful – until they pile up in your yard. But don’t send those precious nutrients up in smoke. Instead, put them to good use. Your leaves, br…


Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3705
Fax: (515)-286-3437
Operating Hours: 7am - 4:30pm / M-F
5885 NE 14 Street
Des Moines, IA 50313