Proper monitoring and control are the keys to cooling water system optimization.  Technological developments in monitoring equipment and data acquisition systems have increased the options and reduced the cost of modernization to maximize cooling water system reliability in industrial systems.  The benefits of proper control are measurable and translate to improved system efficiency and reliability.  This paper will discuss the use of on-line instrumentation, water quality analyses and data management methods to document the historical operation, identify problems, troubleshoot and optimize the cooling system operation.

06-16: Optimizing Industrial Cooling Water System Performance with Proper