Maintenance Program and Plan for Cooling Towers

A Cooling Tower Maintenance Program and Plan is an itegral part your Legionella Management ProgramLike with many unfavorable things, the best defense against Legionella is a good offense. At Clarity Water Technologies, we take a proactive approach to Legionella prevention, and that starts with a great plan. Over the past 20 years our Legionella experts have advised healthcare and institutional organizations as well as food & beverage, commercial and industrial facilities. A Maintenance Program and Plan (MPP) is the cornerstone of integrated cooling tower management including appropriate water treatment, equipment operation and maintenance, and monitoring procedures. At Clarity, all of our combined knowledge, industry specific best practices and cutting edge technology goes into developing our Maintenance Program and Plans (MPPs), Risk Assessments, Sampling Plans, and Water Management Plans. If your facility needs one of these documented programs produced for legal liability or insurance reasons, we can help.

New York Cooling Tower Maintenance Program and Plan

Chapter 8 (Cooling Towers) of Title 24 of the Rules of City of New York require that building owners implement a Maintenance Program and Plan for their cooling towers in accordance with sections 5, 6, and 7.2 of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ Standard 188 for the year 2015 (ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems) and with manufacturer’s instructions.

Cooling Tower Maintenance Program and Plan’s must be developed by a qualified person, which may include environmental consultants, legionella prevention specialists and water treatment companies. A comprehensive Water Management Plan for each Cooling Tower in New York City must be implemented by March 1st, 2016. (This document is also often referred to a Water Management Plan (WMP), and if you don’t have one yet, there is a link at the bottom of this post where you can get a free estimate.)

New York State law NYCRR Title 10 Part 4: Protection Against Legionella also calls for every building owner in the State of NY to a Cooling Tower Maintenance Program and Plan in place by September 1st, 2016.

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