Wind turbine study

December 2018

Interim Reports for Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration and Light

The Winter and Spring 2018 Interim Report for Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration and Light [PDF] is now available.

The Fall 2018 Interim Report for Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration and Light [PDF] is now available.

These reports provides background on purpose, methods and recruitment efforts, as well as the number of residents who have participated in different aspects of the study as of July 2018 and November 2018.

The final report will be released late 2019.

Recruitment and Data Collection for the Huron County Wind Turbine Study about Noise, Vibration and Light

Recruitment for the study ended October 31, 2018 and data collection ended November 30, 2018.

Huron County residents were eligible to participant if they lived within 10 km of a wind turbine. We were looking for people who were bothered by wind turbines and people who were not bothered by wind turbines. To see a map of who was eligible, please view the eligibility map. If you are having trouble opening the PDF, please see below.

About the study

This study has been reviewed and received research ethics clearance through a University of Waterloo Research Ethics Committee (ORE 22115).

For more information about the study, please contact Dr. Erica Clark at 519.482.3416 or 1.877.837.6143 extension 2022 or eclark@huroncounty.ca.  You can also contact her by mail at:

Dr. Erica Clark
Huron County Health Unit
77722B London Road RR5
Clinton, ON N0M 1L0


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