Make sure your boiler runs at maximum efficiency! Do you know how much make-up water you need in your boiler? How much blowdown? How to calculate the amount of chemical you need to add, and when?This guide provides answers to these and many more questions about water treatment in industrial plants. It gives you a solid understanding of water treatment problems and solutions, so you can improve treatment efficiency and communicate more effectively with water treatment specialists and chief engineers. You get technical details of water treatment in a clear, precise, and easy-to-understand manner to help you handle daily concerns. It includes helpful suggestions on how to calculate amounts of chemical to be used in steam boilers, cooling towers, and ion exchange equipment; discusses scale, corrosion, algae growth, microbiological growth, and the chemicals and equipment used to control these problems; covers pumps, pump calculations, hydronic systems, control devices, and treatments; and much more.