Download Smell Report Data for Allegheny County

We take every precaution to protect any personally identifiable data. All information shown on the public map visualization for Smell PGH is anonymous and location data is skewed to protect your privacy. Personal contact information you enter in the settings tab is only shared with ACHD and not stored in our database. Our backend database only contains anonymous User IDs created by your app service (Apple or Google Play).

This data is in a CSV format. You can open it in Google Sheets, Excel, or any text editor. Each smell report is a unique line item. Each field in the line is separated by commas. Data fields include:

  • Date of Smell Report
  • Time of Smell Report
  • Smell Rating (a number 1 through 5, with 5 being the most severe)
  • Location of Smell Report (zip code only)
  • Smell Description (if provided)

Looking for a more specific data query? Visit Smell PGH API to learn more about our API.

Smell Report Highlight Reel

The following video animates the daily summary of smell reports. Each frame in the video represents one day.