Apurva Chawre

How to Start a Water Testing Laboratory?

How to Start a Water Testing Laboratory?

Water Quality Testing Laboratory A laboratory is an essential corner stone of any pollution control programme. Water quality testing laboratory provides qualitative as well quantitative data. Traditional method of testing water quality in laboratories is a lengthy procedure but gives accurate results. For generating valuable data with desired accuracy and to quantify concentration of components present in sample, a laboratory should have desired facilities and capabilities to achieve the goal….

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Effects of Poor Lighting at Workplace

Effects of Poor Lighting at Workplace

You would have been troubled at least once due to poor lighting, haven’t you? I have. It is no secret that there are effects of poor lighting at workplace or home on human health. When it comes to poor lighting, it is not only the low light level that affects, but there are many factors that are equal contributors to poor lighting. Following are some of the contributors to poor…

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Benefits of Air Quality Monitoring

Benefits of Air Quality Monitoring

It has been stated numerous times that Air is one of the most essential elements for survival of living organisms. We not only don’t require air, but also we require clean pollution free air for our survival. This statements have become very clear since we started observing and experiencing the ill effects of poor air quality on our health and quality of life. Haven’t we? Benefits of Air Quality Monitoring…

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Environmental Clearance

Environmental Clearance

Environmental Clearance is the procedure to get clearance from the government for the installation and modification (amendment) of certain projects. It is mandatory for projects which can cause high environmental Pollution. Indian Constitution made a list of those projects under EIA Notification 2006, which includes mining, thermal power plant, infrastructure, etc. What is Environmental Clearance? Advent of industrialization brought many changes in our lifestyle and environment, hasn’t it? And throughout…

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Indoor Air Quality Standards

Indoor Air Quality Standards

Indoor Air Quality Standards Home is a place where we feel safe, don’t we. But, are we truly safe? Are we truly safe from all the bacteria, viruses and indoor air pollutants lingering in our home? It is stated by scientists that indoor air can be more polluted than the air outside. You must be wondering how? When it comes to indoor air, due to improper ventilation the pollutants get…

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Indoor Air Quality Testing Procedure

Indoor Air Quality Testing Procedure

It’s a well known fact that Indoor air of good quality is essential for having better health and quality life. To have better health, addressing indoor air quality problems in our home/workplace will be of assistance to us and the best way to do so is by conducting an indoor air quality testing procedure. Test! Yes! A test always gives us results and helps us understand a scenario better. Wouldn’t…

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Ventilation Survey Procedure

Ventilation Survey Procedure

Most essential thing for human survival is fresh air. Indoors, fresh air can be achieved through proper ventilation system. Good ventilation can help to mitigate health risks while protecting us along with our home/workplace by following proper Ventilation Survey Procedure. But, how should we know if we are having a proper ventilation system at our home/workplace? To get an answer to this, we can always undergo a ventilation survey by…

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10 Things That Degrade Indoor Air Quality

10 Things That Degrade Indoor Air Quality

To live in a place having good indoor air quality is everyone’s desire. But how to achieve good indoor air quality is a question to many as there are many things which can degrade indoor air quality around us. . To this question we can find an answer once we understand about indoor air quality and factors which can degrade quality of indoor air. What is indoor air quality? Indoor…

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Noise Level Measurement Procedure

Noise Level Measurement Procedure

Noise Level Measurement Procedure Noise level measurement procedure are processes which are followed while monitoring sound level or acoustic energy level in specified area. We will see what are important factors to keep in mind while measuring noise level. These days annoying noise levels have started to become a major threat to public health. Noise in simple terms can be defined as unwanted or unpleasant sound which disturbs the environment…

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Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Parameters

Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Parameters

Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Parameters Indoor air quality monitoring Parameters are pollutants which can have significant effect on human life in small changes in their concentration. There are numerous pollutants are present in our atmosphere but we track / Monitor only those parameters which are important for us. Indoor air quality has recently started to gain importance. We almost spend 90% of our time indoors. Most of us also have…

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