II. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN SUVA
C. Waste disposal and pollution
6. Noise pollution
Noise pollution, which is becoming an increasing problem in Suva City, emanates from various sources, including:
As with air pollution, no monitoring is being undertaken of noise levels. Spot-checks indicate that Suva is a relatively noisy city for its size, with background noise levels above the acceptable limit and, in many cases, above the extreme limits, almost irrespective of location. However, noise pollution has not been deemed to be sufficiently important to warrant attention in the draft Sustainable Development Bill.