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Citizens of Vancouver Island's west coast are asking all overnight vehicle and tent campers to make a reservation at an authorized campground before arriving on the West Coast.
The ACRD receives a 2022 Emergency Support Services grant from the Union of BC Municipalities

Air Quality Council Web Directory

Welcome to the Website of the Port Alberni Air Quality Council
This website is a central repository for the collective concerns and understanding of our air shed. Here you will find information about sources of pollution, recent air quality monitoring data, tips for reducing your exposure and impact, and information about the Port Alberni Air Quality Council. click here Click through the tabs on the side bar to find information for a particular topic.
About Us
The Air Quality Council (AQC) was formed in 2003 as a working group with representation from the City of Port Alberni, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, the Ministry of Environment, Environment Canada, Catalyst Port Alberni, the Alberni Environmental Coalition, First Nations, and the medical community. The Air Quality Council serves to promote health by working to ensure the cleanest possible air for the Alberni Basin and its inhabitants.
How can you be involved?
  • Stay tuned for events
  • Like us on Facebook Facebook Air Quality Council
  • Think of ways that you can reduce your impact and challenge yourself to reduce your emissions
  • Take a look at this infographic to learn more about air quality in the Alberni Valley
Fires outside Port Alberni: call the RAPP line (1-877-952-7277) or submit a report online here
Fires in Port Alberni: contact the City of Port Alberni Fire Department
  • Non-emergencies call 250-724-1351
  • Emergencies call 911
Woodstove exchange program: call the ACRD