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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Farming operation near WRCRWA Treatment Plant

Tilling and fertilizing activity at a farm west of the WRCRWA Treatment Plant was observed by plant operators on September 22, 2022 at approximately 3:30 p.m. A faint odor consistent with manure was smelled by operators.  Operators reported the w...

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Odor Complaints
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