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City hopes to scrub out rotten smell

Relief should come soon to residents in the south end of Edmonds

 

Last updated 1/24/2022 at 12:34pm

City of Edmonds

Illustration of Edmonds' odor scrubber.

What's that smell in the Bowl? The one like rotten eggs?

For years, that's what numerous residents downtown have asked City officials.

Officials investigated: It's hydrogen sulfide gas released from a City-owned sewer mainline and private roof vents in the vicinity of Pine Street and Second and Third avenues south.

So how to rid the unwelcome, odiferous intruder?

Here's how: An activated carbon odor scrubber was identified some time ago as the most efficient and effective method of capturing and destroying the stench.

But now the money is in place, with the $400,000 cost covered by the Ci...



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Reader Comments(1)

Nathaniel Brown writes:

It's scheduled to be completed by the end of March 25? THREE years? Or March 25? When they put the sidewalk in along 9th and down Caspers St a while ago, we calculated that at the rate of completion, to put a sidewalk across the country, they'd have had to start in 1754 to reach the same end date. So maybe 3 years is lightning fast?

 
 
 

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