Environmental (Waste Water)

Consultant company charged with maintenance of water in a skyscraper’s chilled water cooling system. System experienced significant scaling and fouling from well water, non-softened water supply. Remedies included acidification and clorination. Eddy current and coupon tests performed. Pitting in copper pipes results in leaks that invade freon chamber causing destruction of the compressors. $400,000 in system repairs requested of consultant and manufacturer representatives.