Air is a precious resource that many of us take for granted. Air supplies us with oxygen, which is essential for our bodies to live. Adults take about 20,000 breaths per day. Children breathe almost twice that amount because they are smaller and their respiratory systems are still maturing.
Learn more and be part of the solution to the growing air quality concerns in the region. Find:
The province's Venting Index. The Venting Index is a measure of how well the atmosphere can disperse smoke. To find the Venting Index for the Cowichan Valley, use the Southern Island area (SRN VAN ISLD).If you have to burn, only burn when the Venting Index is good.