Cooling Water Studies at Electric Power Station

by R. Fred Gray,
J. Ben Stephenson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1969, Vol. 95, Issue 2, Pg. 293-304

Document Type: Journal Paper


Field studies are conducted on the condenser cooling water discharges of a thermoelectric power station. Water is drawn from the hypolimnion of an adjoining lake by use of an inverted skimmer. Heat dissipation patterns are displayed for various times of the year and under different meteorological and plant loading conditions by graphic illustrations.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Hydro power | Field tests | Water discharge | Electric power | Cooling (wastewater treatment) | Temperature effects | Water management

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