Shenzhen to Tryout its New Air Quality Monitoring System
The city environmental authority will be trying at its new citywide air quality forecast and warning program in October in which the program will be forecasting the air quality in the city for the next 24 hours and will send out warnings when there will a possibility of heavy air pollution in the next three days.
He Long the deputy director of the environmental inspection center in Shenzhen said that the air quality in the city have improved in the past years in which the city’s average concentration of PM2.5 was at 39 micrograms per cubic meter which placed Shenzhen the eighth city among 74 with the best air quality. The number of hazy days also dropped down to 98 days.
Dapeng New Area and Yantian District have the cleanest air quality while Shajing and Xixiang on Bao’an have the worst air quality. The Shenzhen PM2.5 concentration is higher in the fall and winter and lower in the spring and summer. Shenzhen is mow planning to reduce its OM2,5 concentration to less than 33 micrograms per cubic meter and the number of hazy days down to 70.