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Consulting Services for Data Center Design and Engineering

Smart water management for a data center begins long before breaking ground on new construction. Data centers count on Nalco Water to help solve complex water management challenges. Engaging us early in the data center design process is key. The sooner our experts get involved, the greater good we can do. Data center engineering firms benefit from our subject-matter expertise by improving data center design efficiency and avoiding costly late-stage changes.

We’re more than just another technology vendor; we’re a true business partner. Through our consulting services, we foster true partnerships with data center engineering firms to help data centers grow with a strong start and realize better long-term results. 

Managing Data Center Water with a Global Perspective and a Sustainable Approach

Our global reach helps ensure enterprise-wide consistency for data centers. We work with design and engineering firms to evaluate a data center location strategy and each site’s operational needs. We use those findings to help:

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Incorporate strategy for alternatives to potable water sources.

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Develop and implement data center water resiliency plans as part of preliminary site design. 

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Recommend data center cooling system designs and metallurgy based on water prices, quality and availability, local regulations, and operational demands.

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Provide standardized drawings, designs and specifications to incorporate a robust data center cooling system design into the blueprint.

Data Center Resources & Success Stories

Maximizing data center uptime and water savings starts early. Learn more about the benefits of a proactive approach to data center engineering for water management:

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Water Scarcity Could Put Your Data Center at Risk

Understanding the risks related to a data center’s watersheds can help facility managers make the case for smart water management practices. In this whitepaper developed with Uptime Institute, discover tools to help assess water quantity and quality risks.

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Enabling Reliable Data Center Growth in an Era of Water Scarcity

To ensure they have enough water to operate now and in the future, this article written for CIO Review offers three pathways for data centers to follow. 

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Reducing Data Center Potable Water Use with Microsoft

Microsoft data center reduces potable water use by 58.3 million gallons (220.7 million liters) per year with help from our Water Risk Monetizer.

Related Data Center Programs & Solutions

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Water Risk Monetizer

Helping businesses understand water-related risks.

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Smart Water Navigator

Helping brands reach their water reduction goals.
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Reverse Osmosis Performance Services

A reverse osmosis (RO) system can have a big impact on water quality and quantity in a data center. Our comprehensive RO performance services program combines industry expertise, process control, real-time data and on-site service.