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Re: Odor Prevention at Lift Stations
Pio Lombardo, P.E. writes:
> One of the effective ways of addressing odors in wastewater pump stations is
> the use of biofilters. The vented (venting is required for safety reasons, in
> particular for protecting personnel entry) gases are passed thru a soil-type
> of filter that removes/treats the odorous compounds in the gases. System is
> effective, simple, "natural" and relatively inexpensive.
> Lombardo Associates, Inc.
> 49 Edge Hill Road
> Newton, MA 02467
> tel: 617-964-2924
> fax: 617-332-5477
> email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Vermont, we have used biofilters at a wastewater compost
facility and at an enclosed wastewater sludge holding facility. Both
systems are now functioning quite well. Although, we did have
some initial problems at the compost facility. All in all, I would
highly recommend them.
Judy Mirro, Compliance Assistance Engineer
VT ANR/DEC/Environmental Assistance Division
Small Business Compliance Assistance Program
103 South Main St./Waterbury/VT/05671-0411
phone 802-241-3745 fax 802-241-3273