Air Quality & Pollution

Air Quality in Malta

Air quality is an important environmental and public health issue in Malta. The small size of the country and its high population density, coupled with a heavy reliance on transportation and industry, mean that air pollution is a significant problem. Some of the most common pollutants in Malta include PM10, PM2.5, nitrogen oxides and VOCs. These pollutants can come from a range of sources, including traffic, industry, and domestic heating. Exposure to these pollutants has been linked to a range of health issues, including respiratory problems, heart disease, and cancer.

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Among our research & analytics services, AIS Environment offers a comprehensive air quality service to help businesses and individuals in Malta monitor the quality of the air around them. Our service covers a range of pollutants, including PM10, PM2.5, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and other chemicals that can have a negative impact on health and the environment.

Our team of experts uses cutting-edge equipment and techniques to measure air quality and identify potential sources of pollution. We provide detailed reports that help our clients understand the state of the air in their environment and develop strategies to improve air quality.

Air pollutant modelling is an important tool that we use at AIS Environment to better understand the movement and behavior of these chemicals. By simulating the spread of pollutants in different scenarios (such as different weather conditions), we can predict the impact of changes in emission rates or other factors on air quality. This information is essential for developing effective strategies to reduce pollution levels and protect public health. Our team of experts uses advanced models to simulate pollutant dispersion and create detailed maps of air quality in different areas. This information can be used to inform decision-making by businesses, policymakers, and other stakeholders, and to develop effective mitigation measures. By using air pollutant modelling, we can provide our clients with comprehensive insights into the state of the air in their environment and help them develop effective strategies to improve air quality.

Our air quality services are essential for a range of industries, including manufacturing, construction, transportation, and more. In line with the Clean Air Act (CAP 200), businesses in these sectors must comply with strict regulations governing air quality to protect the health of their employees and the wider community. Our service helps these businesses meet their legal obligations and ensure that their operations do not harm the environment.

Monitoring of nitrogen oxides
Monitoring of dust

Our air quality studies are also relevant to traffic-related pollution. We work with local authorities and transportation companies to measure pollution levels around major roads, highways, and other transportation hubs. This information can help policymakers and city planners develop strategies to reduce traffic-related pollution and improve public health.

At AIS Environment, we take compliance seriously. We follow ISO standards to ensure that our analyses are accurate, reliable, and in compliance with legal requirements. We also work closely with the Environment & Resources Authority, which is the competent authority for environmental regulation in Malta, to ensure that our work meets the highest standards.

Our services are also designed to support compliance with Maltese legislation. We understand that businesses and individuals in Malta are subject to a range of environmental regulations, and we provide comprehensive air quality studies to help them comply with these requirements. Our reports include detailed information about pollutant levels, sources of pollution, and potential health and environmental impacts.

Finally, it is important to highlight that our air quality service is flexible and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients. Whether you need a one-time study or ongoing monitoring, we can develop a custom solution that meets your requirements. We work closely with our clients to understand their needs and provide actionable insights that help them achieve their goals.