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Evaporation

Recently Mr. Greg Bush of Sybase ( an SAP Company ) in Dublin CA, decided to decrease water use in his 250 Tn cooling system with the implementation of Sustainable Water Solutions LLC’s Nereus cooling water treatment and control system.

Nereus is a combination of state of the art safe water treatment chemicals, full gauging, process monitoring and a cloud based reporting & analysis system that allow users to maximize cooling tower cycles of concentration while maintaining clean heat transfer surfaces. In the case of Sybase, the cooling tower was running 2 cycles of concentration prior to Nereus implementation.

The target for the Nereus system was to get to and stay at 7 cycles of concentration while maintaining clean heat transfer surfaces.

WaterUseandSewage

Formulae Used
Evaporation = 1.5 GPH / Tn
Bleed = Evaporation / ( Cycles -1 )
Latent Heat of Evaporation = 970 BTU / Lb
Weight of water = 8.34 Lbs

Tower Make Up Water Averages 600 Conductivity

In First time period the graph below shows an average of 2,380 conductivity was held in the period 9/16 – 9/17 ( 4.0 Cycles ). In the same time period an average of 7.93 GPM of makeup water was added to the tower while 3.296 GPM was removed via bleed.

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In second time period the graph below shows an average of 2,975 conductivity was held in the period 10/25 – 10/27 ( 5.0 Cycles ). In the same time period an average of 5.814GPM of makeup water was added to the tower while 1.329 GPM was removed via bleed.

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In the third time period an average of 4,016 conductivity was held in the period 10/24 – 10/30 ( 6.7 Cycles ). In the same time period an average of 5.552 GPM of makeup water was added to the tower while 1.13 GPM was removed via bleed.

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