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Data Centers

Data Centers worldwide trust Nalco Water for critical water management strategies and programs that support their uptime and sustainability goals. From site selection through daily operations, we offer solutions, services and programs to help data centers meet today’s demand and be well positioned for the future.

Facts and Figures Impacting Data Center Water

Ecolab partners with data centers to help reduce industrial water usage and realize water reduction potential.

5 billion

The volume of internet searches generated around the world each day
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29.3 billion

The number of connected devices expected online by 2030, up from 18.4 billion in 2018
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The amount by which the world’s data is expected to grow in the next decade
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2.9 gigawatts

The amount of new data center construction underway globally, up from 1.6 gigawatts in 2020

Real-World Success Stories

We help data centers improve sustainability and maximize uptime and water savings at every stage of the facility life cycle. Learn more about our data center solutions, strategies and programs:

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Optimizing Safe Water at SAP Data Centers

SAP minimizes risks and avoids unexpected costs at its data centers worldwide.

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Helping a Data Center Achieve Its Water Reduction Goal

Data center reduces annual water use by 11 million liters.

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Cooling Water Management

Optimize critical data center cooling assets to maximize operational availability and minimize carbon footprint.

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Life Cycle Management

Solve end-to-end data center water management challenges from site selection and design through post-treatment 

Constantly Innovating to Help You Meet Your Enterprise-Wide Sustainability Goals

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Water Flow Intelligence

Uncover water savings opportunities via real-time visibility and data-driven insights.

Smart Water Navigator

Smart Water Navigator

Helping brands reach their water reduction goals.

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