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A New Approach to Odor Control – Results From Field Studies

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The Development of Odor Control Carbons

Industrial wastewater treatment plants on a daily basis must deal with water flows that are constantly changing with respect to their suspended and dissolved solids content and the presence of dissolved volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other dissolved gases. The wastewater treatment systems main objective is to adequately remove all harmful components from the arriving water flows so that the processed water can either be safely reclaimed for recycle and reused or released back into the environment. Odors from mercaptans, hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S), other reduced sulfur compounds and other compounds with low to moderate odor thresholds, are often released during the transport and treatment of the wastewater flow. A variety of treatment technologies have been developed for use in treatment systems for controlling or eliminating these odors. The chemical processing industry (CPI) and municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) use various types of activated carbons to capture odorous compounds and to protect instrumentation and personnel from their harmful effects.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2004-01-01

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