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Highly Sensitive Gas Detection for Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Portable and Fixed units designed with wastewater facilities in mind

The Challenge

Ensuring safe operations in wastewater treatment amidst toxic gas hazards.

Wastewater treatment facilities encounter significant safety challenges due to the presence of various toxic gases such as hydrogen sulfide, methane, and chlorine. These gases can pose severe health risks to staff and can disrupt treatment processes if not properly monitored. Hydrogen sulfide, produced during the decomposition of organic matter, is highly toxic and can cause respiratory issues. Methane, a byproduct of anaerobic digestion, is highly flammable, while chlorine, used for disinfection, can cause severe respiratory problems and skin irritation.

Common Toxic Gases and Their Hazards:

  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S): Highly toxic, causing severe respiratory issues and potential death.
  • Methane (CH4): Highly flammable, posing significant explosion risks.
  • Chlorine (Cl2): Causes respiratory problems and skin irritation.

Challenges for Wastewater Treatment Safety Professionals:

  • Complex Monitoring Requirements: Managing multiple toxic gases, each with specific detection and safety protocols.
  • Equipment Sensitivity and Reliability: Ensuring detection equipment is accurate and reliable in a wastewater environment.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Meeting stringent industry safety standards and regulatory requirements demands significant effort and resources.
  • Risk Mitigation: Proactively identifying and addressing gas exposure risks to protect staff and ensure smooth treatment processes.
  • Operational Downtime: Preventing gas leaks and detection system failures to avoid interruptions in wastewater treatment operations.

The Solution

Interscan protects wastewater facility personnel across US and beyond.

Interscan’s gas detection systems are specifically crafted to meet the rigorous requirements of the wastewater treatment industry. Our cutting-edge solutions deliver precise, real-time monitoring of dangerous gases, ensuring the safety of your staff and the effectiveness of your operations. With our SensorExpress™ subscription service, you enjoy the advantage of swift sensor replacements, ensuring continuous protection. Our systems come equipped with automatic sensor delivery, active gas sampling for accurate detection, and high sensitivity to detect even trace levels of toxic gases, providing early warnings of potential dangers. Rely on Interscan for reliable gas detection that enhances your wastewater treatment processes and maintains the highest safety standards in your facility.

Portable Gas Detection

GASD 8000

Portable Gas Detector

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Fixed Gas Detection


Fixed Point Gas Detection

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