Young People In Wastewater

Contrary to public belief, waste does not simply dispose of itself. In Wastewater, engineers, scientists, operators, technicians, and manufacturers who work within this sector of water have garnered years of experience and knowledge that has kept communities healthy and safely operating so much so that residents don’t even have a…
May 21, 2020

Smells like Rotten Eggs! How do I Measure it? Tracking H2S in Municipal Odor Control

With residential areas being developed closer and closer to wastewater facilities, municipalities are taking into consideration the safety aspects odors cause to residents and workers alike. In addition to odor complaints, high levels of H2S may cause violations in regulatory requirements depending on local regulations and limits. For these municipalities,…
May 13, 2020

PICO Start-Up at Casino in California

Another successful startup! A casino in California has a retention tank adjacent to the employee’s break area. Odors were so strong that employees could smell the H2S lingering around their break area and no longer felt comfortable eating their lunches or using the break area at all. When searching for…
April 28, 2020

Municipal Water: How Pump Problem Solvers Became Odor Control Experts

What do guys who know a whole lot about pumps know about hydroxyl radical vapor phase treatment for wastewater odor control? We brought Pump Solutions, our rep in Texas, to the Vapex office in Florida for immersive training on Vapex odor control technology. Training started with Travis, Product Design Engineer,…
April 20, 2020

How Odor in Lift Stations are Eliminated with the use of Hydroxyl Radicals

Hydroxyl radicals are the most reactive species in the oxygen species family and are known for their naturally occurring oxidization potential. In wastewater, hydroxyl radicals clean the air of odorous molecules such as the infamous rotten egg smell (hydrogen sulfide - H2S) that seeps out of lift stations, pump stations,…
April 13, 2020

First Install in Illinois!

We are so excited to be able to share our first installation in Illinois! Along with Flow-Technics, we installed one of our MICRO units to treat a large pump station in the City of Naperville, located near residents and offices!
December 27, 2017

City of San Luis Honors Vapex with Technology Recognition

On December 15, 2016, the Vapex 1500 Odor Control System was started up at Lift Station #300 in San Luis.. The system has proved to be highly effective and the odors are gone. The city has received several compliments on the new technology they purchased. On April 27th, 2016, The…
May 4, 2016