Odor management of the El Rutal Biosolids Management Center

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P17IP    The odor management associated with the operation of the El Rutal Biosolids Management Center has been carried out through different evaluation mechanisms such as: modeling of dispersion of gases and odors before and during the operation of the Center, continuous monitoring of odors, participation of the residents in the city center of Montenegro and Rungue.

   The continuous analysis of the results delivered by the previously described mechanisms plus the consideration of atmospheric stability indicators (air quality and ventilation factor). allowed to determine episodes in which meteorological factors conditioned rises in the perception of odor concluding in the evaluation and modification of operational slogans in order to minimize the emission of odors.

F. Chávez, J. Garcés, A. Araya, P. Sanchez

Aguas Andinas S.A., área de Medio Ambiente y Biodiversidad, Santiago, Chile.

 

Case study: Use of RTO technology for the abatement of odours and volatile organic compounds at hidrocarbon and chemical tank storage terminals

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   P48I3 We’re analysing the case study about how Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer technology was installed at a hidrocarbon and chemical tank storage terminal at the port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, for the abatement of odours and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), with the result of the reduction below the values permitted by authorities.

   Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are one of the main contributors to air pollution worldwide, being highly harmful to people's health and the environment.

   J. García, et al.

Tecam Group, Latinoamérica

Study case of the impact reduction from offensive odour emissions at the domestic wastewater treatment plant in the municipality of Santa Fe de Antioquia

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   P48I3In 2017 complaints of offensive odors were presented in the domestic wastewater treatment plant in a Colombian municipality.

   In order to mitigate the generation of gases which are odor´s precursor and seeking to reduce the perception of odors in the surrounding community, TQI was responsible for complementing the wastewater biological treatment with the application of biocatalytic technologies.

  A. Calderón y L. Viana

Tratamientos Químicos Industriales - TQI Colombia

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