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♪ Summertime And The Living Is…….Smelly? ♪

That Summer Heat Brings Odor Issues

Controlling odor is one of the most challenging aspects of industrial and municipal wastewater treatment. This challenge is heightened during the hot summer months. The first step in fixing the problem is identifying where the odor is coming from. Here are a few places we recommend you start your search for that odor:

  • odor issue summer funnyRinse Tanks
  • Air Scrubbers
  • Pump Stations
  • Evaporator System
  • Sewer Lines
  • Grease Traps
  • Equalization Tanks
  • Incinerators

Found the Source, What Next?


Once you have found where that odor is coming from, the next step is to choose the right chemistry. Odor can be controlled by one of the following:

  • Neutralization of the offending odor
  • Masking of the odor
  • Switching the oxygen source that contributes to the growth of bacteria

Have an odor issue right now? You can contact our wastewater expert, Robin Tiede, at rtiede@hubbardhall.com or click here to see our 14 recommended odor eliminating products.