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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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.
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.
Tenders are invited for "RCC Box construction and Pushing work under MCL Railway Embankment near Rajpur and under IND Bharat Railway Embankment near in connection for passing of Makeup water pipe line for STPP NTPC Darlipali, Odisha".
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.
1-2011, page 21) Subsystem Sub-Metering Threshold Cooling towers (meter on makeup Cooling towerflow through tower >500 water and blow down) gpm (30 L/s) Evaporative coolers Makeup water Steam and hot-water boilers >500,000 >0.
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.
Our systems are basically closed-loop, though we do have some evaporative cooling towers that require some makeup water.
Additionally, in the processing of pasta and rice, because water is absorbed into the products during cooking, ambient temperature makeup water needs to be continually added into the rotary drum.
Part of the treated sewage effluent is used for district cooling makeup water.