Successful Implementation of an Odor Control Program on a Large Scale
A Southeastern U.S. municipality treats over 100 million gallons per day of municipal and industrial wastewater at several facilities throughout its collection system. Countless complaints were made by local residents about wastewater odors. The city’s collection system was also corroding due to the conversion of hydrogen sulfide to sulfuric acid in the crown area of the pipes. Corrosion also manifested itself in electrical panels, concrete walls, and steel fixtures of pumping stations. The city made a decision to consolidate its treatment programs and single-source all equipment, chemicals, maintenance, and monitoring services for the treatment of its wastewater in an attempt to improve or eliminate the problem.
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