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Water Use

Water use for a typical laboratory is as follows:

Cooling Tower Make-up = 42 percent

Sanitary = 12 percent

Single Pass Cooling Water = 5 percent

Irrigation = 4 percent

Sterilizer = 3 percent

Boiler Feed = 2 percent

Reverse Osmosis Reject = 2 percent

Misc. HVAC/Mechanical Room = 5 percent

Laboratory Processes = 25 percent

Water use for a typical office building is as follows:

Sanitary = 40 percent

Cooling Tower Make-up water = 26 percent

Irrigation = 22 percent

Miscellaneous = 9 percent

Single-Pass Cooling = 1 percent

Kitchen = 1 percent

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