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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 6
First page : (789) Last page : (793)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5408

Noise Pollution in Hubballi-Dharwad Twin Cities a Case Study

G. G. Kadadevaru*, Sneha Dhangar, Sambhrami Hanchate, Seema Golsangi and Sunita Hebbal
Department of Zoology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail: kadadevarug@gmail.com
Received: 8.08.2017  |  Revised: 15.09.2017   |  Accepted: 19.09.2017  


Noise pollution has been recognized worldwide as an environmental problem that has wide spread consequences on health and well being of human beings.  The present study documents the noise pollution levels in twin cities of  Hubballi- Dharwad. 13 stations were selected to record the noise levels. The noise level ranged between 70 dB and 130 dB. Toll naka station of Dharwad is the noisiest area in Dharwad and Rani channama circle shows maximum noise level in Hubballi. The noise levels in silence zone is nearly double than that of the admissible levels as fixed by the pollution control board regulations,

Key words:  Noise, Urban Environment, Silence zones, Hubballi –Dharwad

Full Text : PDF; Journal doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782

Cite this article: Kadadevaru, G.G., Dhangar, S., Hanchate, S., Golsangi, S. and Hebbal, S., Noise Pollution in Hubballi-Dharwad Twin Cities a Case Study, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.5(6): 789-793 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5408