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INNOVATIVE ODOR TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY USING BIOFILTRATION

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Abstract:

Urban growth is bringing more people into close proximity with sewage treatment plants (STPs), resulting in more conflict over odors. Some technological advancements have reduced odors, but those odors that cannot be eliminated are becoming less tolerated, resulting in complaints, appeals for tighter regulatory controls, and even lawsuits.

A novel approach to treating odors from a grit storage bin at a local treatment plant was field tested during the summer of 2001. A combination biotrickling filter / biofilter was very effective at eliminating the objectionable odors, although odor reduction is very difficult to quantify scientifically. Design and operational parameters are discussed. The end result is a system that is easy to install, extremely functional, and requires little to no daily maintenance.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864702785140492

Publication date: January 1, 2002

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