Sustainability

A large solar installation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The indicators in the Sustainability category measure aspects of environmental health and well-being in Champaign County.

  • Air Quality measures the number of days per year in Champaign County with air quality rated worse than “moderate” in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Quality Index Reports.
  • Water Use Per Capita measures the public and domestic water use per person in Champaign County, as evaluated by the U.S. Geological Survey.