Pollution

​Noise Pollution

The Environment Protection (Noise) Policy 2007 is administered by the EPA, however the Adelaide Hills Council is responsible for monitoring and regulating nuisance noise pollution such as that from domestic premises, construction sites and commercial premises.  Noise is regulated under the  Environment Protection Act 1993, Regulations and Environment Protection (Noise) Policy 2007. 

The below guidelines provide information about permissible noise levels:

 

Air Pollution

Air Pollution can be biological, chemical or physical and includes wood smoke, dust and chemical trespass. 

Wood smoke often results from wood burning heaters that are not well maintained or operated. 

Read the wood burning information sheet to learn how you can best use your wood burning heater.

 

Water Pollution

Water pollution can include storm water, creeks, rivers etc.  The Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy 2003 provides a means to protect waterways and reduce pollutants entering the waterways.

 

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