In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Earl Keisling, co-founder and CEO of Inertech LLC, the data center infrastructure technology division of Aligned Energy, discusses why data center water use matters, and what can be done to make our use of this essential resource sustainable.
As Coleridge made clear, water is essential for survival. In
California for example, people are finding new meaning in the phrase, “water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink”. Since data centers hadn’t been invented when he published The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in 1798, he didn’t mention them. But if they had, he certainly would have included them in his epic
poem since water is too often a common requirement for their operation. This water dependency is an area of consideration that businesses should factor into their plans for upcoming data centers. To learn more download this white paper.