Using a dewatering pump, you may be dismayed at the high levels of noise. You can solve the noise problem by soundproofing your dewatering pump with Echo Barrier portable sound barriers, as outlined in this article. In general, a dewatering pump may issue one of two types of noise: vibration and airborne.Read more →
Once again, Echo Barrier will appear at the American Rental Association's ARA Rental Show in 2019, at the Anaheim Convention Center.Read more →
Amid the explosive growth of construction work in Los Angeles, authorities are scrupulously enforcing environmental health and safety regulations to ensure as smooth a completion of works as possible. One problem in particular that they’re keeping a close eye on that stands to worsen: construction noise.
Noise exposure in the workplace is better understood these days, but there are many guidelines published and enforced by various agencies, including OSHA and NIOSH. How much do they differ?Read more →
Has your dog ever barked or howled at a siren, or hidden under the bed when fireworks are exploding outside? Noise pollution is not only a human problem – it affects every living creature on the Earth.Read more →
Fracking has been around for quite a while — since 1949 to be exact. However, it wasn't until more recently that U.S. engineers made fracking more economically viable.
While it isn't a new technique, the widespread use of it is something new and its practice needs to be critically examined to ensure that it is safe and environmentally sound.
Here are a few of the pros and cons of fracking, and what we can do to mitigate some of the issues surrounding it.