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Sewer district stink may hang around for two weeks

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EAST WENATCHEE — That familiar stench is back.

The Douglas County Sewer District is experiencing what it calls odor issues that may continue to waft from the district’s Wastewater Treatment Plant in East Wenatchee for up to two weeks.

The foul smell is caused in part by blocked nozzles in part of the plant’s digestion system, said district manager Bernita Landers. Under normal conditions, the nozzles inject air into the process. The lack of oxygen injections creates a septic…

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