$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


For the past several years, the City of Los Angeles has been testing various odor control strategies at the Hyperion Treatment Plant to determine the most cost-effective approach to treat odors associated with two of the City's largest interceptor sewer systems. These tests evaluated a full-scale, primary stage, Biotrickling filter followed by a bench-scale polishing stage involving eitherBiofilters or carbon absorption.

Test results indicated that the odor levels remaining after first stage treatment were too high for direct atmospheric release at the proposed Air Treatment Facility locations and that a polishingstage would also be needed. Furthermore, air modeling indicated that only the use of activated carbon as the polishing stage would reduce odor levels to targeted goals. Based on the information gained from these tests, a new system employing bio-trickling filter technology followed by carbon absorption contained in a single package configuration was developed by Bioway America.

To evaluate this new system, a test unit was subsequently tested at the Hyperion Treatment Plant. The installation of this unit was completed in February of 2005 followed by 8 months of testing. This paper presents the test results.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2006

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites



Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more