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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Investigation results are that all equipment is functioning as intended.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Human Waste

Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Human Waste

Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 6, 2020

ODOR MITIGATION PROJECT - CEQA DOCUMENTS

Notice of Intent and Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration documents for the Odor Mitigation Project have been uploaded to this website

Odor Complaints
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Investigation Results - No abnormalities and all equipment working as intended. No odor detected during routine fence line odor tour.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy

Complainant states odor is very strong

Odor Complaints
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaints
Posted on: July 4, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Manure Spreading on Property Adjacent to the WRCRWA Treatment Plant

On May 28, 2020, as WRCRWA Staff were doing routing odor patrols, they noticed manure spreading commenced on the property next to the WRCRWA Treatment Plant. Over the next week, odors intensified and WRCRWA Staff notified AQMD about this activity due to t...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Manure Spreading

There is manure being spread on the property west of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant and staff at the WRCRWA Treatment Plant are reporting strong manure odors in the area.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Control Response and Investigation results at 4:30 PM on 5/22/2020 - no odors detected and equipment working as intended.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Control Response and Investigation results -  All equipment working normally, minor repairs made to plumbing system from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Odor Complaints
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Faint odor detected along Eastgate fence line. All equipment working as intended.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - caustic pump malfunction on 3/22/20 at 10:00 pm and repaired on 3/23/20 at 8:00 AM. Maintenance on solar dryer on 3/22/20 at noon (door to solar dryer open during this time).

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Earthy, Musty, Moldy, Putrid, Fishy, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Plant processes functioning normally.  No odors detected during fence line tour on 3/6/2020.  Faint and light chemical odor detected along East gate fence line on 3/8/2020. All ...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - All equipment running within regulatory standards. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Nothing noted in the logbook. No odors detected during fence line tour performed at 1:15 PM.  All equipment meeting regulatory standards. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Odor patrol conducted at 3:00 PM (prior to receiving this complaint) resulted in no odors detected.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results-Logbook mentions manure like odor coming from the farmland to the West of the plant.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Faint fishy odors detected during solar dryer maintenance, which required the West roll-up door being opened. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 23, 2020

WRCRWA Neighbors Spraying Fertilizer

WRCRWA staff have noticed that this morning and throughout the day, neighbors to the West side of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant have been spraying fertilizer and the odor is unpleasant and noticeable from the operations building.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Putrid, Fishy

Delayed Odor Complaint and Response Investigation results - Normal odors detected at the fence line.  Faint odors noticed at certain stops during the 3 PM odor patrol.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor has lasted for 1.5 hours

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 12, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy

Delayed Odor Complaint Response results - odor detected during fence line tour on January 11, 2020; however, no odors were detected by WRCRWA staff during the fence line tour on January 12, 2020 at noon. WRCRWA staff attempted to contact the complainant a...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - All odor equipment working as intended. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Manure and fertilizer being spread on the farmland West of the Treatment plant.  No odor detected during fence-line monitoring at 2:00 PM.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 4, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia, Human Waste

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - All plant processes functioning normally. Chemical scrubbers meeting ammonia and hydrogen sulfide compliance standards. WRCRWA staff will work to maintain roll up doors and keep them closed as mu...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response Investigation results - All equipment working normally. Roll up doors to the solar dryer were opened for two hours to maintenance purposes. WRCRWA staff attempted to contact the complainant.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Manure/Compost Spreading in Vicinity

Manure/Compost is being spread on property adjacent to the WRCRWA Treatment Plant. Manure odors have been detected in the area and are not Treatment Plant related.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Human Waste, Putrid and Fishy

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - rainy weather has caused the cake in the solar dryer to stay "wetter," which causes pile up in the discharge conveyor. In order to break up the piles, the roll up doors to the solar dry...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Earthy, Musty, Moldy

Staff called complainant to explain the maintenance being performed and left a voice message.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - staff went to complainants address and did not detect odors.  Plant operating normally.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

11/27/2019 at 7:15 AM - Delayed Odor Response and Investigation results - all equipment for odor circuit working normal, no odors detected.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results showed odors detected at locations 2 and 4 with an odor intensity of 1 (very faint). WRCRWA staff called and left voice message with complainant.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

11/15/2019 Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results report all operations running normally and WRCRWA staff drove to address where odor was reported and detected no odors. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Investigation - all equipment for the odor circuit working as intended.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Pungent, Ammonia

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - No problems reported in the log book.  Odor walk results were no human waste odors.  Manure odors detected coming from the farmland West of the Treatment Plant. No odors were de...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 26, 2019

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor experienced for 13 minutes.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor, Rotten Eggs,

WRCRWA staff contacted complainant and indicated there have been increased farming activities to the West of the WRCRWA Treatment plant. Manure odors had been detected on and off since last week. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Human Waste

Delayed Odor Complaint and Investigation results - fence line sampling conducted on 10/21 at 4:15 and no odors were detected at any of the sample sites. Wind direction was from the East.  All odor scrubber equipment running as intended. No issues...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Complaints received at 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Odor patrol conducted at 3:30 PM and nothing noted out of the ordinary.  Odor scrubbers and all equipment  operating as intended. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Wind was calm

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Delayed Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - All processes running as intended. No ammonia or hydrogen sulfide detected from chemical scrubber outlets during plant rounds. Typical chemical odors detected near the East gate entrance.&nbs...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation results - Normal operating conditions.  All equipment operating parameters met. No hydrogen sulfide or ammonia detected from chemical scrubbers.  Inspected all doors to solar dryer to ensure they...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Putrid, Fishy Odor

Complaint indicates odor has lasted 30 minutes. Weather was sunny with a light breeze.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Wind Blowing Manure Dust

High winds are kicking up dust and manure in the fields adjacent to the WRCRWA Treatment Plant

Odor Complaints
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Strong Manure Aroma Coming from the Northwest

Since 9/27/2019, there has been a strong odor of manure coming from the Northwest of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant

Odor Complaints
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Putrid, Fishy

Delayed odor complaint response and investigation results - Odor patrol conducted at 4:00 PM, typical chemical odor noticed. Manure smell coming from northwest of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant.  All equipment operating as intended.

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Putrid, Fishy, Human Waste

Update as of 9/3/2019 - Delayed Odor Complaint Investigation - The log book notes no issues with the odor control system. All chemical trends for scrubbers are within the normal operations range.  Nothing abnormal with equipment and pumps. No abn...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Chemical Odor Smell

WRCRWA Staff took action to lessen the chemical smell.  WRCRWA Staff followed up with the resident who indicated the sprayers that are meant to put floral odors in the air smell chemically and the resident would prefer WRCRWA disable them.

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