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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Compost Dust and Foul Odor from West of Treatment Plant

Operators reported seeing agricultural activity west of the Treatment Plant that was dispersing compost dust and foul odor. Operators noted they have seen this activity today and on days throughout the past month.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Strong Manure Odors from Farm on June 22 at 9 pm

A Treatment Plant Operator noted strong compost/manure odors at 9 pm on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  Weather conditions were warm and humid from rain. Composting activity was observed at a neighboring farm earlier in the day. 

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Strong Fertilizer Smells from West of WRCRWA

Treatment Plant Operators reported odor coming from the farm fields west of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant that are most likely to be fertilizer or compost.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Compost Activity West of the Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators reported manure/compost odors mid-day when the wind picked up speed.  Operators noted seeing trucks spreading compost on the farm west of the treatment plant throughout the day.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Manure/Fertilizer Activity West of the Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators are reporting manure odors that appear to be from farming activity taking place today on a property west of the Treatment Plant.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Stinky Odors

Complaint received about an ongoing odor for a couple of weeks.  Investigation and response -- All equipment working as intended. Treatment Plant staff has documented heavy manure odors coming from a neighboring agricultural site.

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Fertilizer Odor from West of Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators reported a pungent compost smell coming from west of the Treatment Plant since early morning.  Fertilizer spreading activity was observed from a neighboring farm to the west.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Manure, Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation - all equipment working as intended. Odor tour completed at 4:30 pm.  A fertilizer smell from the farm fields west of the Treatment Plant was noted.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Fertilizer or Compost Odor Coming from West of the Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators have noticed odors coming from a farm field west of the Treatment plant that are likely to be fertilizer or compost.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Fertilizer Odor from West of Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators observed a fertilizer odor at approximately 1 p.m. today.   Operators observed a truck spreading fertilizer at a neighboring farm west of the Treatment Plant.  Wind was blowing toward the plant from the west.

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Manure/Fertilizer Activity West of the Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators noticed odors beginning at noon today and upon investigation, saw tractors spreading manure or fertilizer in the fields west of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Fertilizer Odor from West of Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators smelled compost/manure odors today and observed a truck spreading compost over a field in a neighboring farm west of the plant.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Fertilizer Odor from West of Treatment Plant

A fertilizer odor was detected by WRCRWA Plant Operators at approximately 12:30 p.m. on May 31 blowing South/Southwest towards the Treatment Plant from a neighboring farm.  Wind was blowing 11 mph, 74 degrees F.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Pungent, ammonia, rotten eggs

Odor complaint response and investigation -- Nothing out of the ordinary was detected at the fence line and all equipment was working as intended. The odor event was detected at Mountain View Park 2-2.5 miles north of the facility. 

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Porta Potty Odors

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation -- The Wastewater Treatment  Plant was under normal operation at the time of the complaint. Review of odor control system revealed no operating issues. No odor was detected in the area of the complaint.

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Earthy/Musty/Moldy, Pungent, Ammonia, Human waste

Delayed odor complaint response and investigation completed on November 4, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.  The results were as follows:  all parameters were within ideal ranges. No odors were detected.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: October 30, 2021

Pungent, Ammonia, Human Waste

Delayed odor complaint response and investigation completed on October 31, 2021 at 3:15 pm. The results were as follows:  all parameters were within ideal ranges and no odors were detected.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Pungent, Ammonia

Complainant noted human waste, porta potty odors followed by ammonia on and off for five-plus hours. Odor complaint response and investigation: An odor tour was conducted at 3:35 p.m. All equipment was working as intended. Very faint odor was detected at ...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Porta Potty

Complainant commented earlier smelled of ammonia. Now smells like a porta potty. Odor Complaint Response and Investigation - all equipment working as intended. Odor tour completed at 2:00 p.m.  No odor detected at site of odor complaint.

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Pungent, Ammonia

Complainant commented has smelled horrible all day. This is ridiculous. Some of the worst it had smelled in a while.

Odor response and investigation:  All equipment working as intended. Odor tour completed at 8:15 a.m. on August 18, 2021. No odor ...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 8, 2021

Strong human waste porta potty odors

Three very faint odors were detected during an offsite odor circuit tour that was conducted on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 4:15 p.m.  An investigation was completed on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 7:45 a.m.; all equipment was working as intended.

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Pungent, Ammonia

Odor Complaint Response and Investigation - all equipment working as intended.  Odor tour completed at 3:30 PM. No odor detected at site of odor complaint. 

Odor Complaints
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Pungent, Ammonia

Equipment working as intended and no odor detected during odor patrol

Odor Complaints

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Fertilizer Odor from West of Treatment Plant

Treatment Plant Operators noticed a fertilizer odor at approximately 1 p.m. today.  A truck was observed at this time spreading fertilizer at a neighboring farm west of the treatment plant.  Winds were observed blowing from the west.

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