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Overview

You must tell your council if your commercial site uses a cooling tower or evaporative condenser.

Cooling towers and evaporative condensers help to remove excess heat from sites like power stations or chemical plants.

Conditions

You must tell your council in writing if you have a cooling tower or evaporative condenser, unless:

  • it contains no water that’s exposed to air
  • its water supply is not connected
  • its electrical supply is not connected

If you make any changes to your cooling tower or evaporative condenser, you must tell your council about them in writing immediately.

How to apply

Contact your local council.

A council representative will arrange a safety inspection of your site.

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