Noise meters installed at void decks, community spaces in 5 HDB estates

They are part of 'Turn It Down' pilot by Kindness Movement and the Municipal Services Office

A photo taken on Nov 5, 2016 of housing blocks taken from Casa Clementi. Noise meters were placed in Ang Mo Kio, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Sembawang and Yishun.
A photo taken on Nov 5, 2016 of housing blocks taken from Casa Clementi. Noise meters were placed in Ang Mo Kio, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Sembawang and Yishun.PHOTO: ST FILE

Noise meters have been installed at community spaces such as void decks and basketball courts in five locations across Singapore, in an effort to bring down noise levels in housing estates.

The gadgets were placed in Ang Mo Kio, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Sembawang and Yishun this month as part of a pilot project by the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) and the Municipal Services Office.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 27, 2019, with the headline 'Community spaces in 5 locations get noise meters'. Print Edition | Subscribe