Centrifugal Separator Provides Cure for Hospital's Dirty Cooling Towers

August 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p53
The article focuses on the installation of a TowerClean centrifugal-separator system in the cooling towers of Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma. Maintenance issues caused by the excessive debris in the hospital are enumerated. Information on how clean water is reintroduced to the cold-water basin using the centrifugal-separator system is also presented.


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