Regulations prohibit facilities from discharging flammable or explosive wastes from their processes into the wastewater collection system. These wastes are not only a fire and explosion hazard but they can also effect the efficient and effective operation of the treatment facility. PrevEx Flammability analyzers are used to continuously monitor the waste stream for flammable gases and vapors. Their unique design and operating technology make them the ideal analyzers for the harsh conditions found in the sewer environment.

Wastewater treatment plants present a high potential for the existence of hazardous conditions arising from combustible gases, toxic gases and oxygen deficiency. The potential hazards can result in catastrophic property loss as well as in safety and health problems for personnel. Our SmartMaxII systems equipped with catalytic or electrochemical sensors are used to continuously monitor the area of the treatment plant for methane, hydrogen sulfide and oxygen deficiency. These areas include: pump rooms, screen chambers, wet wells, grit pump & wash areas, storage & metering areas and other work areas. Each SmartMaxII system continuously monitors and controls up to 4 independent sensors while displaying multiple systems remotely.

Examples of wastewater applications include:

  • Wastewater treatment plants
  • Petrochemical refineries
  • Waste gas
  • Chemical industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • POTW’s (Public Owned Treatment Works)
  • Industrial wastewater