Pollution high

20:50, Jul 18 2012

Timaru has experienced its 23rd high air pollution day this year, four more than at the same time in 2011.

The health guideline was exceeded on Tuesday with a 24-hour average concentration of 58 micrograms of suspended particulate per cubic metre of air at the monitoring site in Anzac Square.

Any level over 50mcg is considered a high air pollution event.


The Timaru Herald