What is sewer gas?

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Anushka Chaudhuri

, Web Designer, Publishing Digital Media Biology Affiliate

" Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases produced and collected in sewage systems by the decomposition of organic household or industrial wastes, typical components of sewage. Sewer gases may include hydrogen sulfide, ammonia, methane, esters, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides.

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Kaia Singh

, Animal Breeder, Teaching Financial Services

Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present at varying levels depending upon the source. It is formed during the decay of household and industrial waste. Sewer gas also contains methane, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrous oxides.

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Tanvi Dar

, Advertising Copywriter, Business Administration Experiments Partnerships Architectures

But what exactly it sewer gas? Sewer gas is a combination of toxic and nontoxic gases that when combined can produce a poor odor or a methane gas smell.

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Keya Prabhakar

, Advertising Account Planner, Conversion Financial Services Experiments Internal Audit

Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases produced and collected in sewage systems by the decomposition of organic household or industrial" In homes · History · Health effects

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Zuber Mahal

, Veterinarian (VMD), Economics Risk Management

"Sewer Gas" is a generic term for the noxious mix of chemicals that are the by-product of decaying waste. Sewer gas can include Hydrogen Sulfide, Ammonia, and

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Jay Bath

, Stained Glass Artist, Autocad User Experience Emea

The hydrogen sulfide in sewer gas is what gives it its signature rotten egg smell. Sewer gas isn't necessarily toxic at low levels. However, chronic" Causes · Dangers · Treatment · Bottom line

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