Product Focus: Odor Control and Disinfection

Product Focus: Odor Control and Disinfection

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Byo-Gon PX-109

Byo-Gon PX-109 is a nontoxic, noncorrosive and 100% organic and biodegradable alkaloid compound used for eliminating grease, sewage odor and hydrogen sulfide from restaurant grease traps, lagoons and municipal sewage systems. As a stimulant to enzymatic activity at the cellular level, it promotes more rapid cell growth and consumption of organic material, overcoming limiting environmental factors to stabilize wastewater systems. Its use promotes healthy biological systems, preventing the need for large capital expenditures, as well as reducing costs. It is organically certified by OMRI. 888-296-4661;

Prodex BAE

BAE, or Biological Activity Enhancer, from Prodex is an organic liquid formula for use in aerobic and anaerobic environments to improve operational efficiency and maximize renewable energy production. As the green component to the engineered infrastructure, it provides plants with a low-cost biostimulant for existing microbes, increasing activity and populations to give the plant the best biology possible. Wastewater treatment plants can use it to boost biogas production, convert food waste to energy, help remove nitrogen, in maintenance dosage/emergency use, to reduce operational costs such as hauling, chemicals and energy, enhance plant operational efficiency and stability, improve solids handling and sludge settling, and accelerate recovery after plant upsets. By maximizing the microbial workforce, it helps the industry work toward cleaner water resources and a greener energy supply. 856-234-4540;

Surco Portable Sanitation Products Enz-O-Matic

The Enz-O-Matic biological organic waste degrader and odor eliminator from Surco Portable Sanitation Products includes a high concentration of nonpathogenic, live bacteria cultures designed to rapidly degrade organic wastes with a blend of surfactants and odor counteractant fragrance. It is nonpolluting, contains no acids or toxins and is certified Salmonella-free. It contains over 200 billion live bacteria cultures per gallon. The bacteria count doubles every 20 to 30 minutes to provide continuous enzyme production. Enzymes digest and liquefy grease, blood, urine, vomit, feces, sewage and other organic substances, neutralizing odors on contact, according to the maker. It can be used for drainlines, septic tanks, grease traps and septic spills. 412-789-8683;


Halogen Valve Systems Terminator Actuator

The Terminator Actuator from Halogen Valve Systems can be used on chlorine ton containers as well 150-pound cylinders to instantly stop the flow of chlorine in case of an emergency. The clamp mount version incorporates the same mounting clamp design as the Eclipse Actuator, allowing it to quickly and securely be installed on ton container valves without the use of any tools. It can be used on containers feeding through a pressure manifold or can be installed side by side with tank-mounted vacuum regulators. The Gemini controller provides DC power and control to one or two Terminators and can be combined for systems with larger quantities of containers. Emergency chlorine shutoff is initiated when the controller receives a close contact signal from a leak detector or included emergency shutoff switch and a relay output provides remote indication that an emergency close sequence has been performed. 949-261-5030;


Industrial and Environmental Concepts Launder Cover

The Launder Cover from Industrial and Environmental Concepts gives the wastewater industry an affordable, long-lasting cover. Each cover section enables operational personnel quick access to the launder channel. The cover incorporates a tensioning system that provides versatility and access virtually anywhere around the tank. It has proven effective in reducing and eliminating algae to reduce TSS and improve effluent clarity. Each cover is designed for local environmental conditions. Its use can also reduce daily/weekly/monthly and annual clarifier cleaning requirements. 952-829-0731;

Industrial Flow Solutions OverWatch

Industrial Flow Solutions’ OverWatch pump system lifts influent at the point of entry, eliminating the wet well. Effluent is contained, eliminating odors and reducing maintenance. The stainless steel body is designed to withstand the effects of corrosion from harsh materials and solutions, making OverWatch an ideal solution for the municipal, industrial and commercial industries. In addition, the system has HMI touchscreen controls to further simplify operations. 860-631-3618;

JDV Equipment Level Lodor

The Level Lodor from JDV Equipment provides water quality professionals a means to dispose of processed waste, control odors and limit waste exposure to operators. It uses auto-leveling technology to level the waste material. This increases the fill percentage of a dumpster without operator intervention, slide gates or extensive control strategies, while limiting exposure to potentially hazardous material and working conditions. Made for indoor or outdoor use, it can save valuable indoor square footage or eliminate the need for additional building space by installing the system outdoors. The covers are custom made to cover standard 20-, 30- and 40-yard dumpsters, with an overall footprint barely larger than a standard dumpster. The shaftless option uses replaceable ultra-high molecular weight liners that will reduce screw wear. The shafted option can be used for increased efficiency and has easily accessible grease points. 973-366-6556;

Paxxo Longopac Fill

The Longopac Fill continuous bag system from Paxxo can connect to the discharge point of machines used to move, dewater or compact screenings, grit and biosolids. Material is then deposited in a 90-meter-long continuous bag for odor containment and spillage control. The cassette bag can be sealed with ease, and the material and odors are trapped inside, cutting down development of bacteria and fungus spores. 770-502-0055;

Detection Equipment

CAS DataLoggers OdaLog G20 H2S gas detection logger

The OdaLog G20 H2S gas detection logger from CAS DataLoggers enables predictive maintenance and a long in-field deployment of up to 90 days. These increase the uptime of the logger, reducing maintenance costs. The gas logger is IP68 rated for use in harsh wastewater applications and ATEX IECEx certified for hazardous environments. Bluetooth, USB and Modbus are standard — making data easy to access, manually or via an integrated system. Typical areas of use are monitoring the gas level in treatment plants, sewers, collection lines, pumping stations for odor control, hydrogen sulfide remediation, and troubleshooting problems such as corrosion. 800-956-4437;

Eagle Microsystems GD-4000 Multi-Channel Gas Detector

The Eagle Microsystems GD-4000 Multi-Channel Gas Detector monitors and detects the hazardous gases often found in water and wastewater treatment environments. This high-performance detector is designed to provide accurate and reliable readings of gas concentrations, ensuring the safety of workers and the public. Featuring NEMA 4X enclosures, it is built to withstand harsh environments and is resistant to dust, water and extreme temperatures. Its user-friendly, color touch-screen interface and field-programmable alarms and settings make it easy to use. Calibration is accomplished through the same menu drive touch screen interface. It has four 4-20 mA DC outputs and is capable of housing up to four precision sensors for common gases like chlorine and sulfur dioxide. Its sensor technology can detect gas concentrations as low as 0.1 ppm, ensuring maximum protection against potential leaks or other hazardous situations. 610-323-2250;

Distillation/Fluoridation Equipment and Microbiological Control

De Nora Water Technologies MicroChem 450

The MicroChem 450 controller from De Nora Water Technologies was designed with decades of chlorine management and analysis experience. Easily tailored to meet unique instrumentation needs, process input signals like water flow and residual concentration are applied to user-adjustable preprogrammed control strategies to automatically adjust disinfection feed rates. Automatic process control with the ability to fine-tune to site conditions assures the process remains in control as water conditions change. It is compatible with De Nora gas feed equipment or other systems that utilize a mA control output signal. Its large color LCD shows process inputs at a glance. It gives fingertip access to most common controller settings of ratio and setpoint. Smart software only shows tuning parameters related to the selected control scheme. It has an intuitive software layout and touchscreen display, with 28-day internal datalogging built in, along with six language options. 215-997-4000;

Ixom Watercare GridBee and SolarBee Floating Wastewater Mixers

GridBee and SolarBee Floating Wastewater Mixers from Ixom Watercare are designed to solve a variety of municipal and industrial wastewater quality problems including high energy costs, EPA discharge permit violations and odor control. Not only can these powerful mixers operate 24/7 to improve overall treatment, they can also supply most of the mixing energy required in any treatment pond, which in turn can reduce the operational hours of the existing aeration/mixing system. Available power options include fully grid, fully solar and combined grid-solar. Applications include wastewater ponds, activated sludge, water reuse/effluent storage ponds, and anaerobic ponds. 866-437-8076;


The TOPAX MC multichannel controller from Lutz-JESCO America has a modular design that makes it an adaptable and effective solution for all measurement and control technology requirements. It offers automated efficiency — freedom from repetitive control tasks while providing accuracy and reliability. Users can actuate the dosing pumps using an optocoupler or relay and servomotors by using a relay or a 20mA output. The high-resolution, 5-inch color display offers a user-friendly operating interface with a simple touch-control and intuitive navigation menu that can be set to multiple languages. Use four analog outputs (0/4-20 mA) or the network capability to transfer measured values to a web browser or a telemaintenance point. A programmable interval timer can be used to set automatic alerts for wear-related sensor change. 800-554-2762;

Pulsafeeder Pulsatron MP Series

Pulsafeeder’s Pulsatron MP Series features an optional 4-20mA output signal that provides a remote indication of pump speed to remotely confirm the pump’s speed is adjusting to process parameters, and more accurately estimate chemical usage over time. The pump transmits a 4-20mA signal proportional to the actual speed of the unit and is factory-calibrated for easy installation in the field. It is a true microprocessor-controlled instrument delivering precise and accurate metering control. Packed with standard features, it includes automatic control via 4-20mA or 20-4 mA inputs, an external pace function with a stop feature, and a graphical LCD display with support for English, French, German and Spanish languages. Models are capable of flows ranging between 3 and 504 gpd and pressure ranges from 20 to 300 psig with a turndown ratio of 1,000-1. 800-333-6677;

YSI, a Xylem brand 9220 Online TOC Analyzer

The 9220 Online TOC Analyzer from YSI, a Xylem brand continuously measures TOC and provides stable, accurate data for water quality monitoring, water treatment, and other applications. With heated persulfate and NDIR detection technology, the unit provides performance, reliability and ease of use, with capabilities such as multistream analysis and onboard gas generation. It is compliant with EPA-approved methods 415.3 and SM 5310C, and provides water and wastewater facilities with a dynamic, real-time view of Natural Organic Matter levels in influent and effluent streams, enabling them to easily adjust and more precisely control the coagulation, flocculation, and disinfection steps to minimize formation of disinfection byproducts. It directly measures TOC in a wide variety of complex and ever-changing matrices. 937-767-7241;


Simple Solutions Distributing Industrial Odor Control PCB-170

The Industrial Odor Control PCB-170 pollution control barrel from Simple Solutions Distributing is an economical solution for active ventilation odor control. It provides 170 to 200 cfm of airflow (depending upon static pressure of piping.) It can provide eight air exchanges per hour in a 1,500-cubic-foot space. This scrubber is built on an HDPE barrel with a 304 stainless steel manifold and an American Fan AF-9 pressure blower mounted directly on the lid, providing for a small footprint. It is easily installed and can be customized for any given environment or situation. It is paired with Norit Darco’s H2S Sulfursorb Plus, a high-performance activated carbon developed specifically for removing hydrogen sulfide from biogas streams. Applications include lift station wet wells where it helps prevent concrete erosion due to sewer gas. 973-846-7817;

UV Disinfection Equipment

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions Aquaray S

Aquaray S horizontal UV disinfection equipment from Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions incorporates the latest electronic ballast and communication technology with powerful long-lasting low-pressure high-output UV lamps. The power supplies for the lamps are located inside a sealed aluminum extrusion directly on top of the module. This power bar also handles all the lamp controls and data exchange with the power distribution and data center. The self-supporting modular units are placed into a flowing channel (concrete or stainless steel) in multiple combinations to provide the required level of disinfection. Quartz sleeves protect the lamps, and as with any UV system can gradually accumulate a coating operating in challenging water quality. The system offers a fully automatic, in-channel cleaning system to remove this fouling. 866-439-2837;


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