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Residents test air quality from their own backyards

If you’re sensing smoke in the air, you’re not the only one. Several air quality sensors throughout the city are reporting poor air quality due to the B.C. fires that have been rampaging through B.C. since July 7.

The sensors are part of a pilot project under St. Albert’s smart city initiative.

Coral Taylor, presenter from SensorUp, says the sensors are so sensitive that it can change from good air quality to poor air quality just by barbecuing in the backyard.

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