Monitoring Sites

The Air Quality Division operates and maintains a network of air quality monitors throughout central Iowa that test for air pollutants. Currently, the division maintains a monitoring network that consists of the following samplers:

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
  • PM-10
  • PM-2.5
  • Air Toxics
  • Wind Speed
  • Wind Direction

Current Monitoring Sites (scroll down to view site information):

  • Sheldahl - 15795 NW 58TH St, Polk City
  • Indian Hills Jr. High School - 9401 Indian Hills Dr, Clive
  • Public Health Department - 1907 Carpenter, Des Moines

Polk County-Map


Sheldahl Monitoring Site

15795 NW 58TH ST
Polk City, Iowa 50226


Latitude: 41.8494333
Longitude: -93.69761667

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Indian Hills

Indian Hills JR High School
Clive, IA


Latitude: 41.602778 N
Longitude: 93.747778 W

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Carpenter Monitoring Site

Polk County Health Department
19th & Carpenter, Des Moines IA


Latitude: 41.603056 N
Longitude: 93.643056 W

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