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.
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 distillation tower is capable of distilling 15 cubic meters of wine per hour.
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.
An ozone water purification system generates ozone through the hospital's plant and then pumps it into water-cooling towers. "We saw a steel plant in Ohio using the ozone water purification system, and the water in the cooling towers was so clear and the tank so clean it looked like you could drink the water right out of the tower," says Woodruff.