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Everything You Need to Know about Sewer Odor Control

Updated: Jun 17, 2021

When it comes to sewer odor control, there is no doubt about it, it's stinky business and can be a challenging one to manage at that. Despite your nearest wastewater treatment facility's best efforts, sewer odor control remains to be an ongoing issue.

Within your own communities, wastewater treatment facilities and landfills are facing increased pressures to reduce odor emissions and find better ways to implement sewer odor control. But why is this such an ongoing issue? Well, the sewer network is the conduit for transporting wastewater from various sources to the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), and as a result of this, sewer odor control is evolving into a vital part of the wastewater treatment process.

All things considered, when sussing out the right solutions to get rid of pesky odors from large spaces - the task of sewer odor control becomes much easier said than done. Some wastewater treatment facilities implement multi-million-dollar venting systems, which have proven to yield varying results. Because the best solution for sewer odor control isn't to simply mask the odor itself, but rather eliminate it all together.

But how do you implement sewer odor control in a way the eliminates it all together? Great question. The best way to see lasting results is to focus on the science. Research has shown that sewer odor control can be utilized as a biological reactor similar to bioreactors in the wastewater treatment plant.

Time to Get Proactive

Wastewater treatment facilities managers who don't have a proactive approach to sewer odor control run the chance of alienating themselves in their communities and confronting harsh penalties. In today's digital age, it is easier than ever for people to go online and complain about the lack of sewer odor control in their neighborhood - which can result in both unwanted attention and regulatory penalties or fines. The proactive solution is to implement sewer odor control strategies before they become an issue.

Each site has its own unique sewer odor control problems, therefore each sewer odor control solution should be tailored to meet those individual challenges. Both the nearby neighborhoods and the wastewater treatment facility workers will benefit from a properly implemented sewer odor control solution. In-Pipe Technology custom engineers the right treatment solution for each customer.

We Don’t Sell Bacteria, We Sell Results

Our commitment to sewer odor control involves a completely turn-key service for one flat monthly fee. Let’s be honest, we are talking about biology here – it’s complicated. Things change. Our service is designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet these changing conditions. Give us a call to chat further about how we can implement these solutions for you and your communities today: Office: 630.509.2488 | Toll free: 888.325.5033

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