Odor Control Articles

  1. Enhanced Nutrient Removal That Saves Resources And Real Estate

    True to its name, the State-of-the-Art Nitrogen Upgrade Program leverages the latest technology and innovation to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and the environment around our nation’s capital.

  2. Methods To Control Odors From Anaerobic Digester Plants And Prevent Nuisance To Nearby Communities

    Anaerobic digestion is a practical and efficient technology to utilize considerable amounts of organic waste from intensive animal production and food processing and wastage during distribution/consumption, municipal waste, etc. to produce methane gas for electricity generation, local/process heating, and direct injection into the gas supply network.

  3. West Virginia Town Reaches Out To Ratepayers To Explain Odor Issue

    Odor issues can hinder public opinion of wastewater services — even if the issue has zero impact on the actual quality of the wastewater remediation.

  4. Odor Patrol: Study Identifies Odor Culprits At San Fran Wastewater Facility
    The Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant (SEP) is San Francisco’s largest and oldest wastewater facility. The plant is located in the midst of a mixed industrial, commercial, and residential area, with many of the plant neighbors directly across the street from the plant fence line. Odor emissions have historically been an issue.
  5. Using Empty-Bed Contact Time (EBCT) To Design Biological Odor Control Technologies

    Odor control systems have come a long way, but certain hurdles remain. Improving EBCT design criteria will help engineers and utilities reach the finish line.

  6. Smell Test: A Comparison And Ranking Of Hydrogen Sulfide Emission Factors

    How bad does your wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) really smell? Researchers provide a new perspective on headworks odor control and measurement.

  7. How To Avoid Sewer Stench And Corrosion

    You might think sewer stench should be expected, considering what’s flowing through the pipes. But that’s not the expectation of the public — nor should it be, since there are tools available to greatly mitigate offensive odors.

  8. Bio-Dredging: Cost-Saving Sludge Digestion For Lagoons

    The City of Royston is a town located in Northeast Georgia operating a wastewater treatment plant that is comprised of a two‐pond (lagoon) system. 

  9. 5 Reasons To Consider Decentralized Wastewater Treatment

    The economic and environmental costs of treating all wastewater at a centralized location can be a burden. At what point does decentralized treatment make more sense?