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Reno Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


Reno
Air Quality
Washoe County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 202 159 4 0 0
2016 234 125 7 0 0
2015 206 147 12 0 0
2014 219 134 4 3 5
2013 185 148 14 4 14




Reno
Water Quality
Truckee & Honey-Eagle Lakes Watersheds
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 23 0 77
2010 na na na
2008 na na na
2006 19 0 81
2004 22 4 74
2002 23 1 76




Reno
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
None 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
103 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 6 11



Reno Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 22 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 34 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 71 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 91 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 8 in 35 in



Reno Elevation
4,410 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Reno
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake 70% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood High Very High
Tornado Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low



Reno
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Diablo Canyon (2) 300 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Reno
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 6,093 5,915
HDD 5,600 4,662
CDD 493 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Reno Area)
Reno Area EPA Cleanup Sites


Legend:
Small green circles (older style maps) or multi-colored circles (newer style maps: click here for legend) indicate 1)Superfund Sites 2)Federal Facilities 3)RCRA Corrective Action Sites and 4)Brownfields Properties (EPA hazardous material cleanup sites defined at Environment link)

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