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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Moderate Pungent, Ammonia, Putrid, Fishy Odor Reported

Complainant reports this occurs daily starting at 12:00 noon. Weather condition was sunny and wind speed was light coming from the North.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Strong Rotten Fish Odor Reported

Very strong rotten fish odor at 1:00 PM - reported at 6:10 PM via the online Odor Complaint Form.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: June 8, 2019

Strong Manure Odor Coming from the West

An AQMD Inspector, responding to various odor complaints, visited the WRCRWA Treatment Plant on Saturday during their investigation of the cause of the eye-watering odor.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: May 4, 2019

Strong Rotting/Fishy Smell

Staff received the compliant at 2:00 PM investigated by 3:30 PM. Staff noticed a moderate chemical odor along the fence line at the plant; however, did not detect odor in front of complainants home at that time. All equipment is operating as required.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Odor of Rotten/Decomposing Diapers

Staff investigated and ensured that proper chemical dosage was going to the scrubbers, repaired a backpressure valve, and checked all solar dryer doors to verify they were closed and sealed.  

Odor Complaints
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Spreading Manure on Adjacent Property

While manure is bring spread, it is likely odors will be experienced throughout the area and adjacent neighborhoods.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Fishy and Chemical Odor

WRCRWA staff investigated by 5:10 PM and odor was not detectable.  H2S Measurements were within compliance limits of the AQMD permit and all equipment is running as intended.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Maintenance Activity

This activity will include the operation of a large crane to remove several membrane diffusers that have reached their seven-year lifespan and are in need of replacement.  WRCRWA has no reason to believe this maintenance work will cause odors.

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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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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 18, 2018

Putrid, fishy odor from 4-6:00 pm at Archibald and River Road

Daily odor patrol readings show the WRCRWA Plant is in compliance. Weather condition data that is collected will assist staff in further identifying corrective measures and procedures and we will continue to monitor this area and collect data.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Manure smell

At least two trucks are actively spreading manure on the agricultural property adjacent to the WRCRWA Treatment Plant and there is a strong manure smell at the WRCRWA Treatment Plant and the surrounding area.

Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Rotting Fish odor at River Road and Badger

Daily odor patrol readings show WRCRWA Plant is in compliance. Weather condition data that is collected will assist staff in further identifying corrective measure and procedures and we will continue to monitor this area and collect data. Thank you for ta...

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Odor Complaints
Posted on: August 19, 2018

Putrid, fishy, sewage odor from 3-5:30 PM at Badger and Armadillo.

Daily odor patrol readings show the WRCRWA Plant is in compliance. The weather condition data that is collected will assist staff in further identifying corrective measures and procedures. Thank you for your odor concern.

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