makeup water

makeup water

[′mā‚kəp ‚wȯd·ər]
(chemical engineering)
Water feed needed to replace that which is lost by evaporation or leakage in a closed-circuit, recycle operation.

makeup water

Water which is supplied (as to a steam boiler or cooling tower) to compensate for losses by evaporation and leakage.
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Tenders are invited for c00446 hiring of contingency system for supply of makeup water fromujani dam for solapur stpp
Process water for the operation will be obtained by recycling barren leach solution after treatment in a reverse osmosis plant and by introducing fresh makeup water, estimated at 345 m3/hr and delivered via pipeline from a well field located off-site.
However, despite these measures, on January 26 at 18:00, the Bishkek CHPP's load was reduced from 340 MW to 154 MW due to a temporary failure of the equipment for makeup water supply for old boilers.
This means there will be relatively small amounts of makeup water necessary to replace lost boiler water in the ethanol production process.
* Inspect and verify that makeup water systems, pressure relief, air bleeds and vents, pot feeder, chemical treatment system, and expansion tank devices are installed and operating.
So, to get this to work, we needed to couple it up with a cooling tower, and the problem with cooling towers is that DEWA won't allow you to use potable water for the makeup water. To get around this, we implemented grey water recycling and also collected condensate to use as the makeup water.
To improve water reuse, Inalca installed a cooling water reuse system that incorporates vacuum pumps to collect the cooling water and reuse it as makeup water for the evaporative condensers.
Qatar Cool has achieved the migration from potable water to TSE as the makeup water source for the plants, the statement said.
"On a positive note, the developed DC markets are currently facing government regulation to achieve higher efficiency levels on both power and water front -reducing peak power consumption and higher operational power efficiencies by utilising thermal energy storage tanks & Treated Sewage Effluent for the makeup water required."
The level of COC at which a specific system can effectively operate is very dependent on the composition of the makeup water, particularly minerals and their quantity contained in the makeup water supply.
The district cooling systems for Downtown Dubai will use wastewater as makeup water for cooling towers to feed DCP1, DCP2 and DCP3 at Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, which will benefit the local environment by using an available resource rather than disposing of it, it said.
As cement fines accumulate in settling vessels, process water becomes less usable in fresh concrete mixes due to limits on the amount of solids that can be present in the makeup water. The solids also present scaling problems in pumps, valves and other fittings in the piping systems that carry recycled water.