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  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Reducing Environmental Effects of Cooling Towers

    The implementation of strict environmental regulations worldwide calls for mine operators and managers to take immediate action to reduce the environmental effects of their operations. Cooling towers, a crucial component of the mining process, have naturally come under scrutiny in recent years and it is therefore vital that ...

  • Podcast: How Chemical Descalers Clean and Maintain Boilers, Chillers and Cooling Towers

    In this “Just Venting Podcast,” Ray Field, the Director of Goodway Liquid Solutions, discusses the physical and financial impact of scale build-up on boilers, chillers and cooling towers. Ray also provides tips on how to avoid expensive repairs, improve energy efficiency and decrease electrical costs by implementing an effective maintenance plan. ...

  • Refurbishment Extends Cooling Tower Life by 20 Years

    An industrial cooling tower’s life expectancy is between 15 and 25 years, yet it is not always necessary to install a completely new system; old cooling towers can be refurbished or upgraded at a fraction of the cost. Refurbishment or upgrades can bring a cooling tower’s components up to original factory specifications, extending the system’s lifespan for another 15 to 20 years. ...

  • MIOX presents at Cooling Tower Institute (CTI) conference

      MIOX Corporation, the industry leader in on-site chemical generation technology, announces Tom Muilenberg, MIOX Director of Commercial Operations and Cem Candir, MIOX VP of Sales & Marketing will present the technical paper “How Stripping Biofilm from the Cooling Water Loop Impacts Power Plant Production Output” at the ...

  • Understanding wet bulb temperatures and how it affects cooling tower performance

    A cooling tower primarily uses latent heat of vaporization (evaporation) to cool process water. Minor additional cooling is provided by the air because of its temperature increase. Cooling tower selection and performance is based on water flow rate, water inlet temperature, water outlet temperature and ambient wet bulb temperature. Ambient wet bulb temperature and its affect on performance is the ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Top Cooling Tower Filtration Systems Reduce Water Consumption and Maintenance

    Cooling tower efficiency can be easily maintained by installing the right filtration system. Keeping process-water clean is essential to maximising the efficiency and performance of an industrial cooling system.  Dirty process water clogs cooling tower and other heat exchange ...

  • R. Baker & Son Industrial Services Dismantles Cooling Towers at Active Facility

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a specialized dismantling, rigging and demolition contractor, completed the total dismantlement of two cooling towers at an active pharmaceutical plant in New Jersey. The work was part of a larger cooling tower replacement and upgrade project by Skanska USA Building.The basic scope of work consisted of the total dismantlement of two wooden cooling ...

  • A tale of two towers

    By Paul E. Schrock, senior chemist, NIPSCO Valparaiso Service Center and Tom Muilenberg, global business director for power and heavy industry, Miox Corp. A new onsite mixed oxidant system at the R.M. Schahfer Generating Station of Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO), in Wheatfield, Ind., has yielded substantial treatment chemical cost savings and improved Summer operation compared to ...

  • Miox launches The New Rio Zuni for mid size cooling towers At the Association of Water Technologies Conference

    MIOX Corporation, the technology leader in on-site chemical generation, announced it will launch the new RIO Zuni at the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) Conference on September 19, 2012 in Palm Springs, CA. The newest addition to the MIOX product line, the RIO Zuni is a 1.0 to 2.0 lb/day Mixed Oxidant Solution (MOS) generator designed for smaller scale ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Miox Cooling Tower disinfection boosts power plant production by 7 percent and reduces annual operating costs by 34 million dollars

    MIOX Corporation, the technology leader in on-site chemical generation, announced today that a unique bio-control approach developed by exclusive distributor New Technology Systems, Inc. (NTS) has not only achieved significant savings compared to bulk h ypochlorite usage, but also increased the production output ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Evaporative cooling cuts energy costs

    It is estimated that HVAC systems account for approximately 40 percent of the energy used in commercial buildings, which is why many building owners and managers are looking for ways to cut these costs. One way to do that may be to utilize evaporative cooling systems, which can be relatively inexpensive to purchase and often require much less energy than other forms of cooling. ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Water Conserving Self Cleaning Filter

    Englewood, NJ -- ORIVAL, Inc. released four new filters in its ORG-Series. One new 4 inch, two new 6 inch automatic self-cleaning filters and a new 8 inch unit bring the series to eight models designed specifically to conserve rinse water. The vertical design of the ORG Series minimizes the footprint while maximizing screen area to provide efficient solids removal with fewer cleaning cycles. ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • Green water treatment system eliminates chemicals from cooling water system

    FTE automotive is a leading international manufacturer of hydraulic brake and clutch systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. 60 years of innovation, production, and service. State-of-the-art-technology for more safety and comfort on the streets of the world.  Based in Germany The Company has 26 offices and manufacturing plants around the world.  In Mexico the Company has a ...

  • South Africa eyes CSP heating, cooling applications on back of power program

    South Africa's CSP expansion has thus far been driven by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP) but industry experts see strong growth potential in industrial and microgrid applications. South Africa is considered one of the fastest growing CSP markets in the world today with 200 MW installed capacity and another 500 MW under construction and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Abengoa and BrightSource Energy Partner to Build the World´s Two Largest Solar Power Towers

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, and BrightSource Energy, a leading concentrating solar thermal technology company, today signed an agreement to jointly develop, build and operate the world's two largest solar power towers in California.   As joint partners, the ...


    By Abengoa Solar

  • Power Plants Ask Federal Appeals Court To Review EPA Cooling Water Intake Rule

    A coalition of power plants has joined Entergy Corp. in asking an appellate court to review the Environmental Protection Agency's final rule regulating cooling water intake structures at more than 1,000 factories and power plants. In a Sept. 5 petition, the Utility Water Act Group (UWAG) and Entergy asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to review the final cooling water intake ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Acid cleaning of scale caused by hard water eliminated in Peru

    Rico Pollo is a large chicken processing factory in Peru, South America. Feed water for the processing plant has a hardness level of 280 mg/l (ppm). The plant already had a York Ammonia condenser for the refrigeration facility but was continuously having to acid clean the condenser tubes to remove scaling caused by calcium in the water this had damaged them so much it made the condenser ...

  • Coal-fired Power Generators have lots of “Clean” opportunities

    In many Asian localities coal will be the only near term solution to create electricity, prosperity and health. In Japan, the U.S. and Europe coal will continue to provide much of the electricity for decades to come. Coal can be greener than any other form of generation. An example would be a system which uses 70% coal and 30% biomass and is producing CO2 which is injected to enhance oil ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Final clean water permit issued for proposed Russell biomass facility in Russell, Mass.

    EPA has issued a final Clean Water Act permit for the proposed Russell Biomass power plant in Russell, Mass. After a rigorous, science-based review, EPA has concluded that the final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the proposed facility meets the requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act. The facility is proposed to be built adjacent to the Westfield River, and ...

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