Air pollution

What is air?

Air is one of the essential components of life. It is a mixture of gases and small particles which vary in composition.

Pie chart showing the main components of air

The balance of these gases is affected by man's activities and it is when this balance is shifted or the air contains a substance which may be harmful to health or the environment that it is termed 'polluted'.

In this section you can find out about the following:


If you have any queries on the work of Health and Environmental Services on Pollution Control or Air Quality, contact:

Air quality services via email

For air pollution incidents or complaints contact

or call our dedicated number on 03450 450 063.

Below is our address:
Health and Environmental Services
South Cambridgeshire District Council
South Cambridgeshire Hall
Cambourne Business Park
CB23 6EA

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