Understanding the reasons why a cooling tower may fail — and how to avoid such failures — can help ensure your cooling system remains operating reliably and avoid unexpected downtime or repair costs. So says Houston-based Star Cooling Tower in a blog post.

Corrosion, scaling and water contamination are among the perils that can affect any cooling tower, says the company. Inspections, water quality monitoring, adequate water treatment and proper blowdown are among the steps to take to avoid cooling tower failures.

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