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Mason City, IA Smoke School Information 

AeroMet’s Mason City, IA smoke school meets Federal (EPA) and Iowa state smoke school requirements. Upon completion, you will be certified to conduct EPA Method 9 (visible emissions) observations.

Lecture Requirement: You should complete AeroMet’s online lecture program before attending the field certification event. Detailed information about the lecture can be found here

Field Certification Requirement: Iowa DNR requires that all smoke school attendees observe 500 opacity readings to receive their initial EPA Method 9 certification. This is a one-time requirement. AeroMet performs this service at the Des Moines public smoke school at no additional charge. Please call AeroMet with any questions regarding this requirement.

Regulatory Agency Information: Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources

PRICINGField Test Registration: $200/person
Online Lecture Program: $40/person
Start Time: 08:30am (Please Arrive 15 Minutes Early) Site: East Park Shelter #3 Address: 802 E State St, Mason City, IA Location Notes: Stay to the left on the main park road until shelter 3 near Willow Creek at the playground and the basketball courts.
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Mason City & Surrounding Area Smoke Schools

What to Bring


2 Black Pens
Clipboard
Weather-Appropriate Clothing
Chair

Important Notes

  • The school will run in most weather conditions - dress appropriately.
  • School duration will depend on how quickly you pass the test.
  • You must be present by the start of the first run.
  • Please review the online lecture before the field test.