alexa Assessment of noise pollution during Deepawali festival in a small township of Haridwar City of Uttarakhand, India
Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences

Journal of Pollution Effects & Control

Author(s): Vijay Sharma, B D Joshi

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In the present study, noise levels were measured in two different areas within Haridwar City viz., residential and commercial area, on festive day and non-festive day (after) of Deepawali in November 2007. The results show that there is an enhanced pressure of noise during the festival of light. The average noise level on festive day shows a rise of 29.6 and 18.1% when compared to non-festive day, respectively, for residential and commercial area.

This article was published in The Environmentalist and referenced in Journal of Pollution Effects & Control

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