water-cooling tower

water-cooling tower

A structure, usually on the roof of a building, over which water is circulated, so as to cool it evaporatively by contact with the air.
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Mr Gosling said public and private clients' awareness of the threat to employees and customers from the disease had increased dramatically since an outbreak in a water-cooling tower in Cumbria in 2002, leading to the deaths of five people.
The chemical in question is hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium 6, which was used by PG&E to control corrosion inside water-cooling towers at the company's Topock natural-gas compressor plant near Needles.
They were examining public air-conditioning systems and water-cooling towers which could be harbouring the legionella bug.
The PlantWeb architecture will automate two distillation towers and the plant's water-cooling towers.
Each system comes standard with a shakeout mill, vibratory elevator, cooler classifier and dense phase pneumatic conveyor with dust collection and water-cooling towers as options.