End of episode of atmospheric pollution

Measures to be activated


Control of public works

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

Dispositiu especial

Increased irrigation

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

Advice in the event of a preventive particles and gases 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.

Barcelona City Council has activated the preventive warning for PM10 and NO2 phase of the Action protocol for high levels of atmospheric pollution in Barcelona city in accordance with the alert declared by the Government of Catalonia Directorate General for Climate Change and Air Quality.