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 Sewer Gas
Author: Dale566 (CA)

For several weeks, I've noticed a sewer gas smell in the men's changeroom at the gym I attend. The smell is coming from the various floor drains in the changeroom. I mentioned the smell to the kids at the counter, but you can only imagine the clueless look in their faces when I mentioned "sewer gas." They said they'd look into it, but weeks later, the smell is still there.

How noxious is sewer gas? I can't imagine that breathing sewer gas is any good.

Thank you



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 Re: Sewer Gas
Author: packy (MA)

from the internet...

"Is it harmful to smell sewer gas?
The Dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide, AKA “Sewer Gas”

A naturally occurring gas, hydrogen sulfide, or “H2S,” is toxic at high concentrations. Prolonged or acute exposure to the gas can cause eye irritation, headache, nausea fatigue, and – in extreme cases – death."

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 Re: Sewer Gas
Author: NoHub (MA)

Have them tell the cleaning crew to pour water into the traps in the floor every time they mop.

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 Re: Sewer Gas
Author: Dale566 (CA)

Thank you.



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