Saturday, December 10, 2022

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...
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.

Sponsored Content: Misting cannons added to dust and odour control hire fleet

Ideal for sites with limited water availability the new Dustfighter AIO from Envirogard comes top-mounted to its own IBC. 

Revision of European standard for olfactometry promises increased rigour

A new revision to the European Standard for olfactometry, EN13725, promises to increase the consistency and rigour underpinning odour measurement, with implications for issues...
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.

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.

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.
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Odour management tips shared at one-day conference

A one-day conference on 25 September will explore the range of practical techniques available to help with odour management .
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.
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Tackling odour issues in wastewater treatment

Dr Chris Charles of Genesis Biosciences discusses the use of biological products for this purpose.
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

Microbiologists set sights on landfill bacteria

Scientists at the TSU Biological Institute have launched a research project aimed at better understanding the bacteria behind waste decomposition

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.
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)
Babcock Wanson deodorising oxidiser

Deodorising oxidisers make the grade

A provider of industrial process heating equipment, Babcock Wanson has provided animal by-products processor and recycler, P Waddington & Co (1947) Ltd, with what is said to be a highly efficient solution for odour abatement and process steam production at its site in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
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.
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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.
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.

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.

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.