Monday, October 23, 2017


The Quality Advisory for today Monday October 23, until noon, tomorrow Tuesday October 24, IS GREEN

 

               

The Green Advisory Call means:  

 

1.    ALL WOODSTOVES, PELLET STOVES AND FIREPLACES MAY BE USED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE AQ ZONE as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.100.

2.    Outdoor burning is allowed outside the Air Quality Zone. Check with your local fire district for their open burn permit.

3.    Outdoor burning is allowed inside the Air Quality Zone with the following conditions:

 

     4.   The 2017 Fall Open Burning Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone started Saturday, October 21, 2017, and will end at 5 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017.

 

 

The conditions of the Fall 2017 Open Burning Window are:

·         Only residential yard waste, such as tree limbs, brush, and leaves may be burned.

·         Plastic, rubber, tar, petroleum products, or treated wood is prohibited.

·         All burning must occur between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and be fully extinguished by 5 p.m.

·         Burning of commercial, construction, demolition or industrial products is prohibited.

·         The Air Quality Advisory must be “GREEN”.  The advisory is available by calling 541-882-BURN (2876).

·        The Open Burn Window may be cancelled at any time due to Air Quality or Fire Hazard conditions.  Check with your local Fire District or the City of Klamath Falls (inside the city limits) for additional restrictions.

 

 

ONLY USE SEASONED DRY WOOD IN YOUR WOODSTOVES.

 

For a map of the Air Quality Zone and other information, consult our website at 

http://www.klamathcounty.org/ then click on Environmental Health.

 

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017


The Quality Advisory for today Sunday October 22, until noon, tomorrow Monday October 23, IS GREEN
  

The Green Advisory Call means:  

 

1.    ALL WOODSTOVES, PELLET STOVES AND FIREPLACES MAY BE USED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE AQ ZONE as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.100.

2.    Outdoor burning is allowed outside the Air Quality Zone. Check with your local fire district for their open burn permit.

3.    Outdoor burning is allowed inside the Air Quality Zone with the following conditions:

 

     2.    The 2017 Fall Open Burning Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone started Saturday, October 21, 2017, and will end at 5 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017.

 

 

The conditions of the Fall 2017 Open Burning Window are:

·         Only residential yard waste, such as tree limbs, brush, and leaves may be burned.

·         Plastic, rubber, tar, petroleum products, or treated wood is prohibited.

·         All burning must occur between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and be fully extinguished by 5 p.m.

·         Burning of commercial, construction, demolition or industrial products is prohibited.

·         The Air Quality Advisory must be “GREEN”.  The advisory is available by calling 541-882-BURN (2876).

·         The Open Burn Window may be cancelled at any time due to Air Quality or Fire Hazard conditions.  Check with your local Fire District or the City of Klamath Falls (inside the city limits) for additional restrictions.
 

 

ONLY USE SEASONED DRY WOOD IN YOUR WOODSTOVES.

 

For a map of the Air Quality Zone and other information, consult our website at 

http://www.klamathcounty.org/ then click on Environmental Health.

 

If you have Air Quality questions or have a question about an exemption to use your woodstove on Red or Yellow Advisory Days CALL US @ 883-5118.

Thursday, October 19, 2017


The Air Quality Advisory for today Thursday October 19, TO NOON, tomorrow Friday  October 20, IS GREEN. 

 

The Green Advisory Call means:  

 

1.    ALL WOODSTOVES, PELLET STOVES AND FIREPLACES MAY BE USED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE AQ ZONE as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.100.

 

2.    OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT Allowed county wide as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.150 (2). 

 

 

  1. The dates and conditions of the fall open burning widow within the Air Quality Zone have not been set.  When the dates have been set, that information will be provided to the news media and will be recorded on this message. Please cover your yard debris until it is time to burn, so it will burn better and emit less smoke.

 

 

ONLY USE SEASONED DRY WOOD IN YOUR WOODSTOVES.

 

For a map of the Air Quality Zone and other information, consult our website at  

http://www.klamathcounty.org/ then click on Environmental Health.

 

If you have Air Quality questions or have a question about an exemption to use your woodstove on Red or Yellow Advisory Days CALL US @ 883-5118.

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


The Air Quality Advisory for today Wednesday October 18, TO NOON, tomorrow Thursday  October 19, IS GREEN. 

 

The Green Advisory Call means:  

 

1.    ALL WOODSTOVES, PELLET STOVES AND FIREPLACES MAY BE USED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE AQ ZONE as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.100.

 

2.    OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT Allowed county wide as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.150 (2). 

 

 

  1. The dates and conditions of the fall open burning widow within the Air Quality Zone have not been set.  When the dates have been set, that information will be provided to the news media and will be recorded on this message. Please cover your yard debris until it is time to burn, so it will burn better and emit less smoke.

 

 

ONLY USE SEASONED DRY WOOD IN YOUR WOODSTOVES.

 

For a map of the Air Quality Zone and other information, consult our website at  

http://www.klamathcounty.org/ then click on Environmental Health.

 

If you have Air Quality questions or have a question about an exemption to use your woodstove on Red or Yellow Advisory Days CALL US @ 883-5118.

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


The Air Quality Advisory for today Tuesday October 17, TO NOON, tomorrow Wednesday  October 18, IS GREEN. 

 

The Green Advisory Call means:  

 

1.    ALL WOODSTOVES, PELLET STOVES AND FIREPLACES MAY BE USED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE AQ ZONE as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.100.

 

2.    OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT Allowed county wide as per Klamath County Ordinance 406.150 (2). 

 

 

  1. The dates and conditions of the fall open burning widow within the Air Quality Zone have not been set.  When the dates have been set, that information will be provided to the news media and will be recorded on this message.

 

 

ONLY USE SEASONED DRY WOOD IN YOUR WOODSTOVES.

 

For a map of the Air Quality Zone and other information, consult our website at 

http://www.klamathcounty.org/ then click on Environmental Health.

 

If you have Air Quality questions or have a question about an exemption to use your woodstove on Red or Yellow Advisory Days CALL US @ 883-5118.

 

Monday, October 16, 2017


The Air Quality Advisory from Noon today Monday OCTOBER 16, until Noon on tomorrow Tuesday OCTOBER 17, is YELLOW.  

 

The YELLOW advisory call means:

 

1.    ONLY CERTIFIED WOODSTOVES, PELLET STOVES AND CERTIFIED FIREPLACE INSERTS MAY BE USED  WITHIN THE AQ ZONE, as per Klamath County Ordinance # 406.150 (1)(B)

 

2.    THE USE OF NON-CERTIFIED WOODSTOVES OR FIREPLACES is PROHIBITED WITHIN THE AQ ZONE as per Klamath County Ordinance # 406.150 (1)(B)

 

3.    Outside the Air Quality Zone, all woodstoves, pellet stoves and fireplaces may be used.

 

4.    Outdoor burning is not allowed county wide per Ordinance 406.100(4)(a)

 

  1. The dates and conditions of the fall open burning widow within the Air Quality Zone have not been set.  When the dates have been set, that information will be provided to the news media and will be recorded on this message.

 

 

For a map of the AQ zone and other information consult our website at www.co.klamath.or.us then click on Environmental Health.

 

If you have Air Quality questions or questions about an exemption to use your woodstove on a Red or Yellow day call us at 541-883-5118     

 

Sunday, October 15, 2017


The Air Quality Advisory for Sunday OCTOBER 15, 2017 through NOON Monday OCTOBER 16, 2017 IS RED

 

The RED Advisory Call means the following:

 

1.   ONLY PELLET STOVES and EXEMPTIONS May be used within the Air Quality Zone:  as per Klamath County Ordinance #406.150 (1)(A)

  

2.   Outside the Air Quality Zone: All woodstove, pellet stoves and fireplaces may be used.

 

3.   Outdoor or Open Burning is prohibited Countywide as per Klamath County Ordinance #406.100 (4)(A)

          

For a map of the Air Quality Zone and other information, consult our website at http://www.co.klamath.or.us  then click on Environmental Health. The Advisory is now on the internet at www.klamathair.org

 

If you have Air Quality questions or have a question about an exemption to use your woodstove on Red or Yellow Advisory Days CALL US @ 541-883-5118.