Evaporative cooling system offers water saving benefits

Is water conservation important in your cooling application? See the many water saving benefits of an Alfa Laval Niagara Wet Surface Air Cooler (WSAC®) such as higher cycles of concentration; the ability to use poor quality water; evaporate and concentrate plant blowdown and more.

DATE 2023-11-28

Application study

The Alfa Laval Niagara Wet Surface Air Cooler (WSAC®) provides many water saving benefits.

Alfa Laval Niagara Wet Surface Air Cooler

Alfa Laval Wet Surface Air Coolers (WSAC®) are custom built, closed-loop cooling and condensing systems that combine high performance, low operating costs, compact size and reliable operation. 

More about WSAC 

Run higher cycles of concentration

  • Purchase less water
  • Dispose/treat less water

Use poor quality water

  • Reuse plant water
  • Brackish water, seawate
  • Agricultural runoff
  • FGD water

Co-current spray system design

  • Lower discharge height
  • Lower PM10

Pump less water

  • Lower horsepower
  • Reduced installation costs
  • More available power for sale
  • Lower carbon footprint

Evaporate blowdown

  • Smaller evaporation ponds
  • Less ZLD system capacity
  • Cost savings—less expensive to own and operate