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cooling tower overflow

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cooling tower overflow

Decreasing Water Use via Regular Cooling Tower Maintenance  - Regularly check the makeup water float and valve for correct setting and leakage. An incorrect    setting, or valve leakage, can cause constant cooling tower overflow resulting in substantial    excess water usage.  - To reduce water loss from cooling tower drift, water suspended in the air flow through the unit,        ensure that the unit drift eliminators are in good working order.  - Regularly check the seals in the cooling system recirculation pump(s) for leakage, repair any     leakage immediately.  - Routinely review the entire cooling system piping system for any leakage, repair immediately.  - Prevent any cooling water overflow from the system during cooling tower shutdowns by     installing a check valve on the pump discharge and ensuring that the cooling tower sump, or     cold well, is properly level controlled and of sufficient size to contain all drain down.  - Conductivity meter/controllers are comm…