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SOP for Maintenance and Cleaning of Cooling Towers


Standard operating procedure of maintenance and cleaning of cooling towers with nylon brush and cloth.

1.0 OBJECTIVE:

      To lay down procedure for cleaning of cooling towers.

2.0 SCOPE:

      This SOP shall be applicable for cleaning of cooling towers.

3.0 RESPONSIBILITY:

      Operator/Officer

4.0 ACCOUNTABILITY:

      Head of Engineering

5.0 PROCEDURE: 

5.1 CLEANING OF COOLING TOWERS

5.1.1 Ensure cooling tower is OFF at the time of cleaning.
5.1.2 Close inlet and out let valves of the cooling tower.
5.1.3 Drain the water from cooling tower sump.
5.1.4 Remove side louver.
5.1.5 Use nylon brush to remove algae from louvers and cooling water sump.
5.1.6 Clean the sump with dry cloth.
5.1.7 Close side louver, open the inlet valve.
5.1.8 Ensure water is coming into the sump. Close the drain valve completely.
5.1.9 After filling, cooling tower sump ball cock will close automatically.
5.1.10 Open out let valve of cooling tower.
5.1.11 Frequency for cleaning of cooling tower is monthly or as and when required.

5.2 MAINTENANCE OF COOLING TOWERS

5.2.1 Preventive maintenance of the cooling towers to be done as per the preventive maintenance checklists.
5.2.2 Frequency for preventive maintenance of cooling tower is monthly.

6.0 ABBREVIATION:

6.1 SOP : Standard Operating Procedure
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