Hot Springs (Tunisia) Reviews
Description:Hot springs across Tunisia.
Newest Review: ... hot. The use of the cooling towers can help the water temperature to drop by approximately 10 Degrees Centigrade it is then cooled further through a series of concrete canals. The water passed along a concrete channel to reach a small pyramid type structure where the water rose to the top then cascaded down the side channels cooling it further. The water was then carried away along a complex ... more
Customer Hot Springs (Tunisia) Reviews (1)
by - written on 14/04/13 (Very useful, 61 readings)
Hot Springs Tunisia. Whilst driving along the route beside the Sahara desert we came across a hot spring and cooling tower. Water was being extracted from the spring but needed to be cooled as the water came out of the ground in excess of 50 degrees centigrade. How to cool boiling water in the middle of the desert? The cooling tower was made of concrete approximately 100 feet tall and the water pumped to the top of it where it was released to cascade down what looked like a washing board but on a greater scale. There were vents in the layers all the way down which allowed air to pass through. This helped cool the water which then came ... Read the complete review