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Industrial Water
Management, Inc.

Cooling Tower Management & Maintenance Plan

As of March 1, 2016 all owners of cooling towers in New York City are required to implement a maintenance program and plan. This plan must be developed in accordance with ASHRAE 188-2015. 

All maintenance plans must include a schedule for routine bacteriological sampling appropriate responses for results, cooling tower cleaning procedure, cooling tower drift elimination information, emergency Legionella sample collection procedures and plenty more additional information.

Industrial Water Management Cooling Tower Management & Maintenance Plan meets the following requirements:
Local Law 77 (NYC)
New York State
ASHRAE 188-2015

Custom Cooling Tower Management & Maintence Plan 

Our expert Certified Water Technologist (CWT) is ready to develop a Cooling Tower Management & Maintenance Plan (CTMMP). The CTMMP is required to meet both New York City and New York State law.

The Cooling Tower Management & Maintenance Plan will do the following:

  • Law requires that the CTMMP is developed by Certified Water Technologist and that the property’s staff is involved. The plan must define what all who is responsible for certain parts of Local Law 77

  • The plan must be on site or immediately accessible to inspectors at all times

  • Provide a diagram of the cooling system

  • Chemicals MSDS

  • Cooling Tower information

  • Define Water Quality Measurements

  • Drift elimination letter certifying the cooling tower meets city regulations

  • Provide Start-up and Shutdown procedures

  • Instructions for cleaning and disinfecting the Cooling Tower twice a year.

  • Protocol for high bacteria/ Legionella that follows New York City and New York State Law

  • And much more

Water Quality Measurements:

  • All Buildings will need to do a weekly inspection of their Cooling Tower system, as well as a bacteria dip slide test

  • Buildings using remote monitoring will need to do the following additional tests 3 times a week. Max amount of time allowed by law is 2 days.

  • All records must be kept on site for 3 years. Using remote monitoring makes it easy to keep these records.