noxious odor Articles

  • On the Ionization of Air for Removal of Noxious Effluvia

    Abstract—Recent developments in the application of controllable air ionization processes that apply dielectric-barrier discharge devices to generate nonthermal plasmas have led to applications for chemical and biological decontamination in indoor air environments. These include significant reductions in airborne microbials, neutralization of odors, and reductions of specific volatile ...

  • How To Handle Chemical Spills & Cleanups

    FAST-ACT is designed for liquid and vapor chemical releases, but the chemicals it attacks does not need to be limited to what we traditionally think of as a chemical spill. Toxic and noxious chemicals can come from a variety of sources such as waste water, decomposition, household chemicals, and animals. Since FAST-ACT can be applied to liquid spill or vapor release enabling Emergency Responders ...


    By Fast-ACT

  • On the ionization of air for removal of noxious effluvia” (Air ionization of indoor environments for control of volatile and particulate contaminants with nonthermal plasmas generated by dielectric-barrier discharge)

    Abstract Recent developments in the application of controllable air ionization processes that apply dielectric-barrier discharge devices to generate nonthermal plasmas have led to applications for chemical and biological decontamination in indoor air environments. These include significant reductions in airborne microbials, neutralization of odors, and reductions of specific volatile ...

  • Hydroxyl-Radical Odor Control

    In-Pipe now offers the IPTC(OH-), a hydroxyl radical based odor control option for Lift Stations and WWTP headworks that requires no chemicals, needs only a small footprint and uses minimal electrical power. The IPTC(OH-) chemical free scrubber system connects to the existing lift station vent to oxidize hydrogen sulfide outside of the lift station environment in order to scrub odors before ...

  • Odor fighter`s job really does stink

    Robert Bowker"s job stinks, and he known it. Bowker is one of handful of odor control engineers in the country. He visits sewage treatment plants around the world and recommends ways to relieve the stench. This week he is visiting Concord"s plant. Vowker grew up in Maine and received a civil engineering degree from the University of New Hampshire before earning a msater"s of environmental ...


    By Bowker & Associates, Inc.

  • Bio-augmentation process reduces odors and organic sludge build-Up

    Efficiently operating a wastewater treatment plant within budget and permit limits gets more challenging by the day! Plant administrators are constantly facing the battle of costly sludge disposal, noxious odor control and rising electricity expense. The City of Meridian, Mississippi also fell into this category until it made the decision in 2005 to utilize a product marketed by Reliant Water ...


    By Reliant Water Technologies

  • Case study - Shopping center avoids litigation by resolving sewer odor problems

    Mazzei Injector Company, LLC is a recognized industry leader in gas to liquid mass transfer primarily from its proven 25 year experience with ozone applications. In addition, Mazzei has installed the same patented Venturi injector and mixing nozzle technology in many municipal and industrial wastewater systems in applications at lift stations, equalization tanks, aeration basins, activated sludge ...

  • Uruguay village lagoon system

    This municipal lago on receives 240,000 litre of domestic sewage per day. A total of 322 litres of Aqua-Clean was applied during a period of six weeks. The water was purified 85% after the application and was certified for use in farm irrigation. pH was improved to 7.2 and the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOG) was reduced from 480 initially to 130 after the treatment. All noxious odors were ...


    By BluePlanet Labs

  • Collection system treatment with Bio-Organic Catalyst case study

    A Comprehensive Technology Model The use of a Bio-Organic Catalyst (BOC) offers a new green chemistry tool to solving the chronic and systemic challenges of nearly all collection systems, including: Slime Layers Noxious Odors Grease Blockages Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Sewage Wastewater Corrosion of Infrastructure ...


    By EcoJump LLC

  • Chesapeake Bay, USA: Aquatic life returns

    Forced inside to escape noxious odors from the water one summer, Chesapeake Bay area residents could no longer use their swimming pools or barbeques. Forget any out-door parties. Marine birds and aquatic life had vanished from their canal, a tributary to a creek that flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The neighborhood association chose the AIRE-O2® aeration system as a solution for its water quality ...

  • Municipal & Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plants potential energy and cost savings case study

    Bio-Organic Catalyst Technology Formed by proprietary reaction between: Natural enzyme proteins Specialty nonionic surfactants (synthetic & biological) Organic Stabilizers & Minerals No bacteria added Non Toxic & biodegradable Concentrated liquid product Biological ...


    By EcoJump LLC

  • He`s paid to think about stinks

    Odor-control expert tackles Hall St. plant The world"s best job, I"ve long imagined, is testing fresh ice cream concoctions at the Ben & Jerry"s plant in Water-bury, Vt Or closer to my line of work, I bet wine tasting for a weekly column would be  extremely pleasant ("Humm, that "89 Beaujolais has a strik ingly ruddy complex ion with a tawdry un¬dertow.") At the other end of the ...


    By Bowker & Associates, Inc.

  • Nature’s Own - Biofiltration Process Offers Promise of (near) Energy-free Pollution Abatement

    A filter could be described as any substance through which liquid is passed to remove suspended impurities. Although a “biofilter” is actually not a filter, “biofiltration” is on the threshold of finding a market as a compliance solution for air pollution regulations after a number of false starts. Biofilters have long been used as a means for reducing objectionable odors in Germany, the ...


  • Wastewater lagoons – a new aeration concept

    The use of wastewater treatment lagoons, or stabilization ponds, is a common practice for rural municipalities and industrial facilities. Through the years there have been numerous designs for these ‘sludge settling basins,’ ranging from facultative, partial aerated, and fully aerated systems. But the primary reason for these systems is to utilize relatively shallow earthen ponds, or ...


    By Reliant Water Technologies

  • Egg wash wastewater: Estrogenic risk or environmental asset?

    Commercial production of eggs and egg products requires the washing of eggs to remove urinary / fecal material and broken egg residue. In the case of one Ohio farming facility, 1.6 million birds produce 1.4 million eggs per day, using ∼50 mL of wash water / egg or ∼ 70,000 L per day. The aqueous waste stream was evaluated for estrogenicity, to determine if potential for endocrine disruption ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • PureAire Universal Gas Detector Offers Protection Against Toxic Levels of Ammonia

    In March of 2016, an ammonia gas leak at a seafood processing plant in Boston left one worker dead. The fumes at the plant were so powerful that firefighters could not promptly enter the scene to mitigate the gas leak and try to save the staff member until much later. Reports show that 5,300 pounds of ammonia gas leaked out of the plant. If you work with ammonia at your facility, learn ...

  • Landfills: considering the alternative

    The economic side of landfill management isn’t easy. Essentially there is a “product” being sold— airspace. Revenue is generated through tipping fees charged per ton. The more garbage taken in, the more income earned. From that perspective, selling space is good. However, as more garbage is taken in, less space remains and the landfill’s lifespan decreases. ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Landfill leachate treatment

    Landfills are categorized by regulations in three types: industrial, municipal, and hazardous. Individual landfills may be further differentiated by the types of waste which they accept. All landfills are required to be capped, usually occurring at the end of each day. The cap is typically 6-8” of soil. The cap reduces odor and loss due to wind. At the closing of the landfill, a permanent ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Case study - Deep ditch minimizes footprint

    Aerator/mixer system reduces effluent discharge BOD, TSS and phosphorus A goal of many communities in planning wastewater treatment facilities is to minimize the footprint, reducing land use. To reach this goal, a Chinese municipality built their oxidation ...

  • Lafouche Parish Work Release WWT Plant

    A number of years ago, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department in Louisiana instituted a new program to assist prisoners nearing release to transition back into society.  This vehicle requires that inmates pay for their room and board while they learn work skills in industries such as shipbuilding, oil field services, food preparation, kitchen management and municipal water and wastewater ...


    By Reliant Water Technologies

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