Power Lines Radiation and EMFs

What EMFs are produced by power lines?

 Power Lines Radiation and EMFs

What types of EMFs do power lines produce?

The alternating current of overhead (and underground) power lines produce two main kinds of “extremely low frequency” EMF radiation:

You can read more in-depth about both by clicking the links above.

While both are types of radiation are present, the magnetic fields are the primary concern of testing as the fields are difficult and costly to try and shield against.  This is especially relevant for homes or apartments in the inspection phase of the purchasing process. 

Are these magnetic fields a health risk?

We believe the scientific literature shows that elevated magnetic fields can be a health risk and should be something a homeowner considers along with other environmental testing (air, water, chemicals, etc…).

Learn more on our EMF Health Studies page.

What levels of magnetic fields are safe?

Visit our “What do the EMF test results mean?” page to view domestic and international standards for all four of the main types of EMFs.  This will give you a good idea of what exposure levels you and your family are comfortable with.

How do I test EMFs from power lines?

The presence and strength of these magnetic fields can be determined by using a gaussmeter. 

To test for electric fields, you’ll need an electric field meter.

Our favorite, affordable dual use gaussmeter and electric field meter is the GigaHertz ME 3851A.  It can be purchased at the link below:

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