Waterloo Wind Farm study rejects noise claims

Claims that wind farms cause health concerns from noise issues have been rejected by a South Australian Environment Protection Authority study.

The research was based at the Waterloo Wind Farm. Residents were given noise diaries to monitor sound levels.

Researchers found that the noise produced did not breach authority guidelines and that the frequency of the sound levels were below the internationally accepted threshold.

Interestingly, it was also found that some residents reported noise complaints when the wind farm was turned off.

Read more at South Australia EPA