Sunday, June 26, 2022

Sponsored Content: Innovative odour abatement for even challenging budgets

A specialist in high-performance, low-cost odour and solvent emission abatement, Anua Clean Air UK offers products drawing primarily on its proprietary (and patented) biofiltration and bioscrubbing technologies. The company has the exclusive world-wide branding and patent rights to Monashell, Monasfil and CrumRubber technologies.

Comparing aeration and biofiltration for odour impact

A study of two wastewater treatment plants in Cordoba, Spain evaluates the odorous impact of the technologies deployed in each.

A Common Baseline

The revised European Standard for Olfactometry, EN13725:2022, was published in March, the first significant update of the standard in 19 years, according to odour consultancy firm Silsoe Odours, one of the contributors.

Pong preferences puzzle piece

What smells we like or dislike is primarily determined by the structure of the particular odour molecule. A collaborative study seems to show that people share odour preferences regardless of cultural background.

An open field?

What exactly causes the characteristic "skunky" odour emitted by cannabis production facilities, and what do these emissions mean for air quality professionals and the general public? A recent study attempts such an appraisal.

Sifting smell distortion data

Sudden smell and taste loss has become a well-known symptom of COVID-19. However, some people have also woken up to discover that their usual beloved coffee odour has been distorted and now smells like garbage or rotting meat, a condition known as parosmia.

Aerial appraisal

Researchers from Spain have engineered a portable electronic nose that they suggest is almost as sharp as the human nose when it comes to sniffing out the problem odours of wastewater treatment plants.

High performance and low cost odour solutions

Anua Clean Air UK is an established leader in the fields of high performance, low-cost odour and solvent emission abatement primarily based on its patented biofiltration and bioscrubbing technologies.

Slim SAF meets SEPA spec

Technology from wastewater treatment specialist WPL has been selected by Scottish Water to deliver enhanced ammonia removal at a village treatment works.
The SmellPittsburgh app

Citizen science to the rescue?

Identifying and understanding odour problems in a locality can be confusing and contentious. Citizen science seems increasingly equipped to play a decisive role here, for individuals struggling to secure recognition, and appropriate countermeasures, for nuisance pongs in their vicinity. Envirotec looks at a few recent initiatives
The traditional aerated system

A load of pig manure?

Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have created a novel system for treating the wastewater from pig farming, traditionally an intensely odiferous undertaking.
Panasonic nanoe™ X ionisation system in supermarket

Sponsored content: Ionization system protects against SARS-CoV-2

In April, Panasonic opened its doors to the media to share information and intelligence on the development of its electrostatic ionization technology, nanoe™ X, which the firm says is helping to improve protection and inhibit the growth of certain viruses – including SARS CoV-2.
AS Modelling & Data odour model

Sponsored content: Air acumen supports complicated projects

AS Modelling & Data is a well established provider of atmospheric dispersion and deposition modelling using the latest version of ADMS for a wide range of clients including but not limited to farms, the wastewater industry, waste management, general manufacturing and Local Authorities.
worker analysing water treatment

Stench symposium

The online conference "Practical Experiences of Odour Management" will be hosted by environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro on 15 June.
Singapore, Asia - 4 June 2019: Esplanade Drive bridge over to the financial district of Singapore

Firm shortlisted in Singaporean challenge

Environmental management technology firm Envirosuite has been shortlisted in Singapore PUB’s Global Innovation Challenge (GIC)
potato processing

Pong appeasing potato processing

Following an installation two years ago of Landia Chopper Pumps and a Landia Aeration System, wasterwater management firm MSE Systems is set to install a further three units for one of the UK’s leading suppliers of potatoes.

Goodbye to decaying deposits and blocked pumps? Ensuring the clean operation of municipal stormwater...

The use of air supply through injectors slows the rate at which odour and decay develop in a wastewater application, as German pumps and...
Eaton Village

The UK’s smelliest places to live?

In search of a definitive ranking, the home fragrance experts at packaging firm Lifestyle Packaging recently asked every council in the UK (335 in total) how many nuisance smell complaints they received from local residents between 2015-2019.
OdorPrep

Sponsored content: Monitoring nuisance odours

Odour nuisance is one of the most difficult issues facing many sites today. When a complaint is made, it’s essential that a reliable and representative air sample is taken as quickly as possible.
sewer

Modelling tool boosts mitigation

Australian environmental managment technology firm Envirosuite has entered into an exclusive agreement with the University of Queensland that will see the SeweX modelling tool for wastewater management embedded into its wastewater solutions, and this will seemingly drive significant improvements in corrosion management and the mitigation of problems like odour.