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Monitor Cooling Towers for Environmental Compliance

Karl Kolmetz - Westlake Group
Lytton Lai - ABB Lummus Global, Inc.
Jeffrey Walker - Westlake Group
Allen Hile - Westlake Group

Presented at the
Spring AIChE Convention
Atlanta Georgia
March 9, 2000

 

Published in Chemical Engineering Progress
March 2001
 

Abstract

The history of cooling tower monitoring and environmental compliance has progressed from minimal monitoring and environmental concern to an atmosphere of increased concern. This has resulted in a positive benefit, reduced cooling tower impact to our environment.

The objectives of sampling and monitoring requirements are to demonstrate regulation compliance, to verify effluent limitations, and to aid in implementation and correction of operational problems.

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