High level PM10 warning


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Activation of measures

Dispositiu especial

Increased irrigation

Increased irrigation in streets, parks and non-asphalted squares.

Control of public works

Reduction (or prohibition) and control of public works and municipal services that may generate dust.

Health advice in the event of a preventive particle warning

Feu us de la bici

Use a bicycle

Travel on foot or by bicycle, use streets with less traffic and avoid peak times.

Transport públic

Choose public transport

Use public rather than private transport.

Comparteix vehicle

Share vehicles

If you have no alternative but to use a private vehicle, share it or combine its use with public transport.


Control the temperature in buildings

Regulate the temperature in your house or workplace, avoiding excessive heat or cold.

Ventila el teu habitatge

Air your home

Air your home at times when there is less traffic on the streets.

Població vulnerable

Reduce intense physical activity

Reduce intense physical activity, especially outdoors, if you are part of the vulnerable population *.

* Older people, people with heart or respiratory diseases, children and pregnant women.

Check your vehicle's environmental label

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Air quality in 12 answers

Is the air we breathe in Barcelona polluted?

Aire Barcelona contaminat

What is the Barcelona Ring Roads Low Emission Zone?

Zona de Baixes Emissions Rondes Barcelona

What is the T-Aire?


What will happen in 2020 with the restriction on vehicles with no DGT badge?


How does pollution affect our health?

Com afecta a les persones el PM10

What is an air pollution episode?

episodi de contaminació

Which vehicles cannot circulate during a pollution episode?

Vehicles no poden circular en episodi de contaminació

How can I help to reduce pollution in Barcelona?

Reduir la contaminació a Barcelona

Does the restriction apply to vehicles from other provinces and foreign vehicles?

La restricció afecta als vehicles d’altres províncies i estrangers

How do I know if a pollution episode has been announced?

Com m’assabento que estem en episodi de contaminació?

How will I know the right environmental sticker for my vehicle?

Com puc saber el distintiu ambiental del meu vehicle

What is the Metropolitan T-Verda?

Què és la T-Verda Metropolitana


Activation of preventative warning stage for high levels of PM10

25/06/2019 - 14:28 h

Pollution. Municipal services are taking preventative measures, such as more intensive watering down of streets and avoiding the use of air blowers.

Take part in the drafting of the Low Emissions Zone byelaw

19/06/2019 - 10:13 h

Environment. The participative process for the drafting of the Barcelona Ring Roads Low Emissions Zone byelaw is underway. Take part in the discussion meetings and tell us what you think!

Permanent low emissions zones from 1 January 2020

15/03/2019 - 16:50 h

Pollution. A monitoring commission will put together the municipal by-law to regulate circulation in the specified areas.

Map of Barcelona's air quality

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