Odor Filtration Articles

  • Treatment Solutions - Carbon Removal Case Study

    Global Treatment Solutions was contracted by Republic Services to serve as carbon removal and replacement specialists. Republic uses vapor phase granular activated carbon in 55 gallon drums at a municipal solid waste landfill to treat the off gas from a vacuum truck discharge to remove foul odor. A vacuum skid, built and operated by Global, is used to remove upwards of 10,000 pounds of spent ...


    By Global Treatment Solutions

  • Wastewater-Solids Dewatering Odor Control - Case Study

    Background The Milan Wastewater Treatment Plant, located just south of Moline, Illinois, is a 1.7 MGD (6,434 m3/day) activated sludge facility with an average wastewater flow of 700,000 gpd to 800,000 gpd. This facility dewaters primary sludge using a belt filter press (Figure 1). The press operates an average of three times per month, 8 hours per day at a pump rate of 100 gpm. The ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Flush Mounted Valve Exposed

    The “Other Guys'” answer to standing water??  The flush mounted valve. The “Other Guys'” answer to standing water is the Flush Mounted Valve.  This is a second valve that is installed adjacent to the primary valve and flush with the bottom of the insert allowing for complete drainage. As seen ...

  • Odor removal by powdered activated carbon (PAC) in low turbidity drinking water

    The potential of powdered activated carbon (PAC) adsorption for odor removal in low turbidity drinking water was investigated. The batch experiments were conducted under various conditions including PAC species, dosage, contact time and dosing point. The effects of pre-chlorination and PAC dosage on turbidity were also studied. Results showed that adsorption was quite vulnerable to initial ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Comparison of O3 + GAC, O3 + H2O2 + GAC, and GAC unit operation on natural organic matter and taste and odor causing compounds removal using a pilot plant study

    Removal of natural organic matter (NOM) and taste and odor problems in drinking water are a sensitive issue in municipal water treatment plants. This study investigated the effectiveness of ozone (O3) + granular activated carbon (GAC), O3 + hydroperoxide (H2O2) + GAC, and GAC processes using a pilot scale plant to remove NOM and geosmin (50–1,000 ng/L), and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • What is Activated Carbon?

    Adsorption with activated carbon can apply. The more awareness people have of the Earth, the more applications activated carbons will have. is thus a commonly seen process in applications such as gas masks, space capsules, nuclear plants and so forth, in which the removal of gases is highly needed. ...


    By Cocarb

  • Taming taste and odor (T & O) problems in a water treatment plant

    Taming Taste & Odor (T&O) Problems Some taste and odors are caused by mineral constituents in the water, e.g. excess chlorine and hydrogen sulfide. However the majority of taste and odor are the result of biologic activity. Spring turnover of lakes and algal blooms are responsible for Blue-green algae (Cyanobacterium), Green algae and diatoms that introduce filter clogging organisms ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Taming Taste & Odor (T&O) Problems - Case Study

    Some taste and odors are caused by mineral constituents in the water, e.g. excess chlorine and hydrogen sulfide. However the majority of taste and odor are the result of biologic activity. Spring turnover of lakes and algal blooms are responsible for Blue-green algae (Cyanobacterium), Green algae and diatoms that introduce filter clogging organisms that also foul anion exchange resins, degrade ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • What makes an effective odor control cover system design?

    Background A common side effect of wastewater treatment processes is the unpleasant odor that can linger near the plant, annoying neighbors, who then complain. Often, the wastewater treatment plant was built many years ago in an isolated part of town.  Over the years, the town’s population grew until subdivisions were developed next to the treatment plant.   ...

  • New Home with Puraflow Septic System and Odor Complaint - Case Study

    Problem After installation of a Puraflow septic system the customer complained of odors in his yard. The contractor installed residential vent odor filters on the tank vent on the roof vents. The residential odor filters improved but did not eliminate the problem. The contractor reviewed the problem with Simple Solutions and determined that the problem was due to the ...


    By Simple Solutions Dist. LLC

  • Al Bustan, Saudi Arabia - Case Study

    Olayan Voltas Chooses IMS Biological Odor Control Systems to Protect the 2013 Sustainable GCC Project-of-the-Year from Odors Olayan Voltas Contracting Company was awarded the 2013 “Sustainable GCC Project-of-the-Year” by MEP Middle East magazine for the utility complex at Al Bustan Village, a brand new residential community north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The new community ...


    By Integrity Municipal Systems

  • The Dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide and Filtration with Activated Carbon

    Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a poisonous, highly flammable, colorless gas that is associated with a ‘rotten egg’ odor. As stated by cchealth.org, “hydrogen sulfide is created naturally by decaying organic matter and is released from sewage sludge, liquid manure, and sulfur hot springs.” It also is a by-product from industrial processes such as natural gas processing, ...


    By General Carbon Corp.

  • All About Anti Bacterial Best Steam Cleaners

    The rather grandiose name, anti bacterial best steam cleaners, provides most of the information about these machines. These are the best steam cleaning machines that sanitize the surface in addition to cleaning it. Why Choose Anti Bacterial Machines? Floor steamers clean the hard surfaces by their high temperature output. The temperature can reach up to 386ºF. Many species ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • How to Select Best Hospital Floor Cleaning Machines?

    The job of hospital floor cleaners involves much more than that of normal floor steamers. Normal floor cleaning involves removing or extracting dirt, stains, and other impurities. Hospital cleaning has an additional responsibility of sanitizing the surface. The best hospital floor cleaners should be able to sanitize the floor in addition to cleaning it. There are two types of popular machines, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Algae Enumeration and Identification

    Algae Enumeration and Identification Algae are ubiquitous in virtually all aquatic environments and are important bioindicators of water quality. They are frequently used to assess and monitor the health of aquatic systems. On the other hand, they are also responsible for imparting undesirable flavors to potable water supplies and pose potential health threats, particularly during algal blooms. ...


    By Analytical Services, Inc

  • Impacts of 'negative patterns' on urban–architectural education: the case of Balikesir

    City and its physical environment play a remarkable role in the formation of architects. Thus, how qualities of urban setting are filtered into design projects that are developed in the city, particularly in schools of architecture is of interest. Hence, an excavation through four successive layers: city, architectural school, design studio and student projects are conducted on the basis of their ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Features to Look For In the Best Car Steam Cleaner

    Looking for an effective car steam cleaner? There are many models available on the market but the most versatile machines are capable of effectively removing dirt and stains from places such as dashboards, steering wheels, windows, and more. Steam cleaners can be used even for cleaning trucks, RVs and boats. The advanced machines feature adjustable pressure levels up to 150 psi and steam ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Steam Vacuum Cleaner for Maintaining Hotel Guestrooms and Kitchens

    A steam vacuum cleaner makes hotel maintenance easier. This machine emits dry steam, which dissolves dirt, and, with the right technologies, can partially disinfect various surfaces such as metal, sealed wood, tile, porcelain, glass, stone, and even mattresses and bedding. With anti-bacterial technologies, steam vacuum cleaners can remove more than 99 percent of harmful germs and bacteria on the ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Combination filters

    Simply defined, a combination filter is one that does at least one other processing job at the same time as filtering a suspension. The classic example, of course, is the packed bed of activated charcoal, which acts as a remover of chemical impurities from the suspension, as well as removing dust particles - although this is actually not a very good example, because it is primarily an adsorber, ...

  • Versatile and Reliable Bio-augmentation to Remain within Discharge Consent

    Cleveland Biotech Ltd's Baccelerator® was launched two years ago. It has been employed in a wide variety of applications and has improved the biological performance of all the treatment works to which it has been attached. Examples of some of the uses to which the ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

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