Cooling Tower Maintenance Suggestions, How to maintain cooling towers

Cooling tower maintenance suggestions speaks to how to maintain cooling towers.

Suggested Procedures:

Monthly

  • Perform water treatment analysis of system water for an open system. Treat as needed to ensure proper water chemistry. Quarterly
  • Perform water treatment analysis of system water for a closed system. Treat as needed to ensure proper water chemistry.
  • Check water system UV lamp. Clean or replace as needed to ensure operation.
  • Inspect blow down or drain valve. Clear all debris to ensure proper operation. Repair or replace if necessary.
  • Check chemical injector device. clean as needed.
  • Check cooling tower fan drive system for excessive wear, proper bearing seating and proper alignment. Adjust, repair or replace as necessary to ensure proper operation.
  • Inspect sump and strainer. Clean as needed.
  • Cooling Tower Maintenance Procedures

    Semi-annually

  • Check control system and devices for evidence of improper operation. Repair, adjust or replace components to ensure proper operation.

  • Check variable frequency drive for proper operation. Correct as needed.

  • Visually inspect pumps and associated electrical components. Repair or replace as needed to ensure proper operation.

    Annually

  • Check control box for dirt, debris and or loose terminations. Clean and tighten as needed. <

    li>Check motor contactor for pitting or other signs of damage. Repair or replace as needed.

  • Check fan blades. Clean, repair or replace as needed to ensure proper operation.

  • Check for fouling, corrosion or degradation. Clean or repair as needed.

  • Lubricate field serviceable bearings.

  • Check for evidence of build up or fouling on wet decks, fill and exterior louvers. Clean as needed to ensure proper operation.

  • Check for proper damper operation. Repair, replace or adjust as needed.

  • Check for proper fluid flow. Clean, adjust and repair as necessary to restore proper flow.

  • Check for dirt and debris. Clean as needed.

  • Check cooling tower motor and pump for proper operation. Repair or replace as needed to ensure proper operation.

  • Check nozzles. Clean as needed.

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