Pilot Sao Joao

The second Pilot is relative to an animal by-product processing plant that has been causing odour nuisances in the municipality of São João da Madeira, located 1,3 km away from the city centre. The whole surrounding area has been affected, in a radius that extends for several kilometers, depending on the orientation of the winds and atmospheric conditions and has consistently reached other municipalities including Santa Maria da Feira. […]

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Pilot Sofia

According to local businesses, the separated bio-waste collection previously introduced to alleviate odour nuisance needs more frequent servicing due to unpleasant odors that develop in between collections. The Municipality, considers this financially inefficient and a barrier to the expansion of the system. With the D-NOSES approach the Municipality aims to measure the extent and impact of the reported problem, so they can then investigate what solutions would be practical and appropriate. […]

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Pilot Rio Tinto

The Rio Tinto is one of the most polluted rivers in northern Portugal. This case was specially selected because it can show how odour can be a sign of other environmental problems like illegal discharges. This case will demonstrate how the OdourCollect app can be used to monitor odour as a proxy for other types of pollution. […]

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D-NOSES Thessaloniki Refinery Pilot

Pilot Thessaloniki

The Region of Central Macedonia (RCM) is the second most populous in Greece after Attica. RCM is also a very important region in terms of economic development producing various agricultural products, hosting industrial activities, services and tourism. One of the refinery plants of Hellenic Petroleum is in the region and very close to the metropolitan area of Thessaloniki, the second biggest city in Greece. […]

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D-NOSES Barcelona Forum Area Pilot

Pilot Barcelona

The area contains several waste treatment facilities, such as a bio-methanisation integral waste treatment plant, a waste incineration plant, and a pneumatic collection station; plus a covered WasteWater Treatment Plant (currently underneath the Forum Plaza), with a treatment capacity of 3M inhabitants, the biggest in Catalonia; and a wastewater sludge treatment plant. The odour problems caused by these plants are well known in the city, and depending on the time of the day and the meteorological conditions, one can smell fresh wastewater, sludge, fresh waste, decomposed residue or biogas. […]

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