VISTA, CALIF.—Many schools and commercial facilities are impacted by what is typically known as sewer odors. This is an odor problem that can be worse in areas of a facility that are used infrequently.
However, many building managers don’t know what causes sewer odors in a building. So, to bring them up to speed, Waterless Co., which manufacturers drain and pipe care products, presents “Five Things Everyone Should Know About Sewer Odors.”
What causes sewer odors? Sewer odors are the result of gases that contain such compounds as hydrogen sulfide, ammonia, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen, and hydrogen.
Why do sewer odors smell...