Chilled Water Utility Avoids Problems Dispensing Bleach and Scale Inhibitor

March 15, 2024
When using chilled water systems for cooling, problems can arise if the water used is not treated ahead of the process, including scaling, corrosion, and fouling. So, how do you successfully dose the harsh chemicals required for proper treatment?

A regional utility company, which owns and operates a chiller plant, sells the chilled water to several facilities in the downtown area of this city for cooling. However, the company began experiencing failure issues with the chemical feed system in use to dispense chemicals to ensure the proper treatment of the water. This case study discusses how problems were resolved so the utility could dependably treat the water and overcome scaling and corrosion issues.

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