Suruga Bay, Japan

US data centers are expected to use 660 billion litres of water in 2020

How much water do data centers use?

Why do data centers use water?

There are several components which make up environmental footprint of a data center. Energy usage is a big one — 1–1.5% of global electricity usage — but it is not the only one. Water is also a factor.

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David Mytton

David Mytton

Co-founder https://console.dev — the best tools for developers. Researching sustainable computing at Uptime Institute. https://davidmytton.blog